Julius Radford Dickerson, 73, of Port Wentworth and formerly of Metter, died Friday, March 30, 2018 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Born in Candler County, he was a son of Hartridge Dickerson and Charlotte Edenfield Dickerson. He lived in Metter until 1988 when he moved to Savannah, and in 1998, he moved to Port Wentworth. Mr. Dickerson was of the Church of God faith and loved spending time with his family. Mr. Dickerson loved being a truck driver and had spent over 50 years in the industry having earned many awards. He was retired from Hubach Trucking Company and in earlier years, he worked for Argo Mills hauling textiles for over 25 years. During his years at Argo Mills, Mr. Dickerson trained many of the drivers there for the company. In addition to his love for being a truck driver, Mr. Dickerson loved a good piece of country ham and gravy. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Dickerson and Elton “Bug” Dickerson, and his adopted parents, Randolph and Susie Dickerson.
Surviving are his wife of fifty years, Linda Williams Dickerson of Port Wentworth; a daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Josh Peterson of Port Wentworth; a son, Steven Dickerson of Port Wentworth; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Susan Dickerson of Sandersville, Edward and Betty Dickerson of Metter, and Lester and Rosalyn Dickerson of Dublin; two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Michael and Michelle Henry of Port Wentworth and Charles Brown of Pulaski; two sisters-in-law, Sally Dickerson and Tess Dickerson; and two grandchildren, Caroline Peterson and Joshua Peterson both of Port Wentworth.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 until 8 o’clock in the evening at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 3 o’clock in the afternoon at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel.
Interment will be in Lake Cemetery.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.