Ronald Lord Dickey

May 5, 1942 ~ May 23, 2014 (age 72)

Ronald Lord Dickey, born May 5, 1942, passed on to join his Heavenly Father on May 23, 2014; after a long battle with lung cancer.  He was born and raised in Statesboro, Georgia with his parents, Mattie Lois and Cecil Julian Dickey. His father farmed and built homes and his mother was a school teacher.

He graduated from Statesboro High School in 1960, and then attended Massey Business College in Atlanta.  He worked for 31 years in College Park, retiring from Kelly Springfield Tire, a division of Goodyear Tire and Rubber.
Ronald lived 8 years in DeKalb County, 25 years in Rockdale County raising their three children, and retired to Lake Oconee, where he has lived for the last 15 years.

He was a member of Union United Methodist Church in Rockdale County and has regularly attended Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church in Eatonton.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Griffith Dickey; 2 sons, David Ronald Dickey and Dean Richard Dickey; a daughter, Denise Patricia Dickey Brown; and 2 grandsons, Zachary Porter Carlton and Cody Foster Carlton.

Services will be held at Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church on Scott Road on May27th at 11am, with Senior Pastor Dr. Bill Barton officiating. A reception will follow the service at Del Webb of Lake Oconee Clubhouse.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ronald would be greatly appreciated to Halcyon Hospice Foundation at 1435 Haw Creek Circle East, Suite 402, Cumming, GA 30044.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St.  Greensboro, GA, 30642 (706)453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.   


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