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Dickson, Brian S.

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January 19, 1953 - January 21, 2011

Dickson, Brian S.


MCKINNEY — Brian S. Dickson, 58, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, after a short battle with liver cancer. He was surrounded by his blessed wife and daughter.
Graveside service: 2:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas.
Memorials: Contributions may be made to the Hepatitis Foundation International at or mailed to Hepatitis Foundation International, 504 Blick Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904, in honor of Brian Dickson.
Brian was a special person who had a wealth of love that he shared with everyone, especially his family. He proudly served his country while in the Army during the Vietnam War era. He was stationed in Mannheim, Germany for three years and was combat ready during the Arab-Israeli conflict in 1973.
Brian was born January 19, 1953, in Fort Worth. He was proud of being a native Texan and all the great state of Texas has to offer. Brian had a special love of the Texas coast. He met the love of his life, Ruth, when he was only twenty months old and she was eight months old. Their parents were friends and spent many weekends together while Brian and Ruth were growing up. They married July 10, 1981, and lived in Fort Worth, Red Oak, and Murchison before finally residing in McKinney. Brian was a member of Holly Springs United Methodist Church in Martins Mill and was planning to transfer his membership to Wesley United Methodist Church in McKinney where Ruth is a member. He was preceded in death by a younger brother, Keith Boyd Dickson.
Survivors: Wife, Ruth; daughters, Heather Dickson of North Richland Hills and Nicole Eades and her husband, Todd of McKinney; son, Troy Baxter and his wife, Diane of Charleston, SC; parents, Homer and Doreen Dickson of Angleton; mother-in-law, Esther Quereau of Murchison; grandchildren, Christian Dickson, Kyler Miller, Ashton Eades, Ryleigh Eades, and Dennis Baxter; brother, David Dickson and his wife, Judy, of Angleton; brother-in-law, Scott Montgomery; sisters-in-law, Heather Montgomery of Murchison and Amy Anderson and her husband, Lane, of Burleson; and niece, Stacey Walker of Freeport.

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