Age 81 passed away October 14, 2016. Affectionately known as Poppy, Eld. Dickerson was the Assistance Pastor of Warren Memorial COGIC. Born in Jackson County, AR. Robert moved to Gary, IN in 1953. He was employed with LTV steel for 42 years. Eld. Dickerson was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty, daughter Carolyn Thomas Yarbrough, parents Herschel Lee and Minnie Lee Dickerson, and sister Brenda Dickerson. He leaves to mourn his passing devoted daughter Monteena (Leonard) Walker, son Edward (Gladys) Calamese, sister Linda (Michael) Alexander, and brothers Melvin (Cecelia), Herschel (Barbara) and Bill Dickerson. Visitation Saturday October 22, 2016 from 900 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. with home going services immediately following at 11:00 a.m. All services at Warren Memorial COGIC 2348 Adams Street, Gary, Indiana. Pastor W. Lovelle Warren officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.
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