February 24, 1952 - January 27, 2019
Larry Neal Dickens, age 66 of Old Hickory, TN, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Larry was a loving husband, father, and brother. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, having served in the US Navy from ’71-’74. He then spent nearly 20 years on the Metro Police Department. Upon that retirement, he became a Drug and Alcohol Abuse counselor with various organizations, most recently, Cumberland Heights; spending the better part of his life helping people in every way. Larry was a man of many interests over the years. He was an avid sports fan and player as well as enjoying cooking, poetry, gardening, watching the bird feeders and observing wild life in general. He went all out decorating for the 4th of July and Christmas and enjoyed his Harley Davidson. He also was a historian of his hometown, Old Hickory. He is preceded in death by his parents, Neal and Barbara Dickens. He is survived by his wife and companion of 12 years, Dana Dickens; children, Christopher Neal Dickens, Samantha Dickens (Savion Moran), and step-son, Derrick Wilson (Amber); brother, Keith Dickens (Beatris); and a four-legged child, Harley. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held Sunday, February 24 at Austin and Bell Hendersonville. Visitation with the family will be held from 2pm until the time of service at 3pm. Please come and join the family in sharing your favorite stories regarding Larry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the GoFundMe page, https://www.gofundme.com/ld2019 , that has been setup to aid the family with financial obligations related to Larry’s passing. All donations made there will be split evenly between the family, the American Cancer Society, and to the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, which helps kids fight drug and alcohol addiction.
Larry Neal Dickens, age 66 of Old Hickory, TN, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Larry was a loving husband, father, and brother. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, having served in the US Navy from ’71-’74. He then spent nearly... View Obituary & Service Information
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