Andrew Wilson Dickerson, Jr., 88, of Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Waterbrooke of Elizabeth City. Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of Andrew Wilson and Fannie Estelle Jenkins Dickerson and was the husband of the late Mary Ellen Murray Dickerson. Mr. Dickerson was a member of St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church where he had been a Sunday School teacher and superintendant, Chairman of the Trustee Board and a member of the choir. He was a veteran of the United States Army who served during World War II. Mr. Dickerson was a member of the American Legion and was a Master Mason. He was retired from the Elizabeth City Coast Guard Base.
Mr. Dickerson is survived by his daughter, Denise Mignon Dickerson Trotman; a sister, Catherine Dickerson; two grandchildren, Brittany Janell Trotman and Cameron Jonte Trotman; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Banks and Mildred Hoskins; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Annie Ruth Johnson and a brother, Philip Dickerson.
A funeral service will take place Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Culley officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Dickerson family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences