Calvin Dayton Dickerson

Calvin Dayton Dickerson, age 85, of Willis, VA, died at home surrounded by his loving family Thursday morning, July 29, 2010. He was the son of Charles Henry and Martha McDaniel Dickerson; the husband of Ruby Harris Dickerson; the father of Tom D. (Diana C.) Dickerson and Martha Lynn Dickerson, deceased; also surviving are two sisters Gladys D. Thompson and Claudia D. Sirois.

After receiving a purple heart for service in the Navy during World War II, Calvin retired as postmaster in Ballard, West Virginia. Calvin was a great outdoorsman, spending many hours fishing and hunting with his many friends.

Special thanks to the Southern Care Hospice, especially Lynnette and Danielle.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ralph Duncan and Rev. Mike Battle officiating. Interment will follow in the Topeco Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2010 at the Maberry Funeral Home.

Flowers will be appreciated, or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at PO BOX 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd.