William D. Dickerson, age 82 of Cridersville, passed from this life on March 26, 2022, at home. He was born January 29, 1940, in Ecorse, Michigan to the late Edgar D. and Mary (Bish) Dickerson. On September 24, 1961, he married Lila L. Gamble who survives in Cridersville.
Other survivors include one daughter – Coral (Mark) Binkley of Lima; one son – William D. Dickerson, Jr. of Lima; four grandchildren – Brea (Jacob) Quellhorst-Barrett; Morgan (Chris) Duncan; Abby Dickerson; Brock Dickerson; and four great-grandchildren; sister – Lana (Jack) Gallo of Indianapolis; a brother-in-law – Tom Grady of Liberty Township.
He was preceded in death by a brother – Ed Dickerson, Jr. and a sister – Janis Grady.
Bill retired from Ford Motor Company and was a special deputy with Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and in 2007 he was awarded a plaque for Distinguished Service in the community as a Special Deputy. He worked at several security jobs for 20 years.
He and his wife enjoyed metal detecting, plus he loved his classic cars and riding motorcycles. Bill was an NRA and lifetime HOG member. He enjoyed telling stories of all his travels. He lived life to the fullest!
A celebration of life and burial will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to the donor’s choice.