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Robert E. Dickson
  • March 20, 1928 - February 26, 2019
  • Creve Coeur, Illinois

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CREVE COEUR ~ Robert E. Dickson, 90, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born March 20, 1928 in Clarksville, Tennessee to Elmore and Beatrice (Jackson) Curtis, he married Margie Lucille Heflin on December 31, 1948 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  She died July 4, 2011 in East Peoria.  Also preceding him in death are his parents; five brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Terry (Carol) Dickson of Lewistown, Bobby (Janet) Dickson of Creve Coeur; four grandchildren and one brother, Charlie (Loretta) Dickson of East Peoria.

He worked as a plasterer out of the Plasterers & Cement Mason, Local 18 out of Peoria for most of his life, retiring in 1990.

Robert enjoyed fishing, camping and swimming.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2019 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.  Pastor John Plunkett will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be St. Mary’s Cemetery in Metamora.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com