Gene was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and he will be deeply missed by all whose lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lish Dickerson; mother, Lillie White Dickerson; brother, Monroe Dickerson; and infant sister, Ruth Ellen Dickerson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ruth Reese Dickerson; son, Johnny (Sandy) Dickerson; daughters, Regina (John “Bo”) Trussell and Angie (David) Hartley; sister, Edith (Jessie) Bailey; brother, Roy (Teresa) Dickerson; grandchildren, Amy (Josh) Bridgmon, Sarah (Brad) Akins, Emily (Patrick) Gregory, Johanna Dickeron, Erin Hartley, Logan Hartley and Kaitlyn Trussell; great-grandchildren, Cameron Bridgmon, Sawyer Bridgmon, Lillie Akins, Ella Akins and Macie Gregory; and special nephew, J.D. Dickerson.
Pallbearers will be John “Bo” Trussell, Josh Bridgmon, David Hartley, Brad Akins, Patrick Gregory and Andrew Dickerson.