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Rufus F. Dickerson

April 28, 1936 - August 3, 2017

Burial Date August 6, 2017

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Rufus Field Dickerson, 81, of Brookneal passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  He was the husband of Alsie Montgomery Dickerson.

Mr. Dickerson was born in Charlotte County, April 28, 1936, a son of the late Charlie Dickerson and Cora Johnson Dickerson.  He was a retired employee of Campbell County Schools.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Rufus R. Dickerson of Brookneal, Johnny Wesley Dickerson (Anne) of Halifax; one daughter, Barbara Dickerson Johnson (Charles) of Phenix; nine grandchildren, Randall, Zach, Bailey, Brianna, Haley, and Dane Dickerson, Caleigh Johnson, Luke and Leah Newbill; one great-grandson, Ransom Dickerson; one brother, Marshall Dickerson of Brookneal.  He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Dickerson; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Johnson; three brothers, Henry, Herbert, and Charlie Dickerson; three sisters, Catherine Coates, Margaret Austin and Annie Mae Guthrie.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Mike Wetherington with interment to follow in Wickliffe Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3 until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence other times.