Wendell E. Dickey

Friday, November 23, 2007

Wendell E. Dickey, 81, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital.

Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Raymond Dickey Sr. and Beulah Phelps Dickey.

He married Doris Jean Leslie Dickey, his wife of 56 years, and she survives.

He served with the U.S. Army in Korea during World War II and later retired from American Zinc as a press operator in 1971. He was then a self-employed truck driver and worked in maintenance for Putnam County Hospital, as well as the Putnam County Courthouse, retiring in 1996.

Additional survivors include a brother, Lee Dickey; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and four sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.