OBERLIN -- James Logan Dickinson, 60, died Monday (Jan. 5, 2004) at his home in Oberlin.
He was born Aug. 31, 1943, to Carrol Logan and Francis L. (Marcum) Dickinson in Hartville, Mo. He was raised in Wilder, Idaho and attended school in Wilder.
On July 10, 1970, he married Wanda Marie Janousek in Oberlin. The couple made their home in Oberlin where he was a oil well driller for Murfin Drilling Company.
He was a member of the Oberlin American Legion Post No. 70.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carrol Logan Dickinson; infant sister, Betty Lue; sister, Carolyn Sue Brown; and sister-in-law, Bertha Matchett.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Dickinson of Oberlin; his mother, Francis Dorris of Wilder; three sons, Bengy Dickinson and Dwayne Dickinson, both of Oberlin and Brett Dickinson and wife, Cameron of Lawrence, Kan.; one daughter, Tammy Dickinson and fiance, Chris Barrientos of Wichita, Kan.; brother, Charles Dorris of Nessa, Ore.; brother-in-law, Bill Matchett of Oberlin; two sisters, Alice Dorris of Boise, Idaho and Bonnie Wilkes and husband, Bud of Wilder; and one grandchild.
Services are Thursday, 2 p.m., at Oberlin Community Fellowship with the Rev. Bobby Cornelius officiating. Interment will be in Oberlin Cemetery.
Visitation is today, 8-11 a.m., at Pauls Funeral Home and Thursday, 11:30 a.m., until service time at the church.
Memorials may be given in his name to the James Logan Dickinson Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.