Larry E Dickenson

December 15, 1947May 8, 2013

Larry E. Dickenson, 65 of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 at his home. He was born December 15, 1947 in Springfield, Mo., the son of the late John Eugene Dickenson and Wanda (Downs) Dickenson.

He was united in marriage to Dotty Thomas on December 30, 1972 in Fulton. She preceded him in death on April 23, 2006.

Larry was a graduate of Hickman High School. Following graduation, he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He worked in construction for Dickenson Plastering. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Those left to cherish Larry’s memory are his mother, Wanda of Columbia; sons, James “Jamie” Dickenson and wife Heidi of Hartsburg, and Michael Poe and wife Shelly of Columbia; brothers, Rick Dickenson and wife Bev of Hallsville, and Denny Dickenson of Columbia; sister, Judy Lacy and husband Jerry of Cooper, Tx; and three grandchildren, Nadaleigh Thoenen, Logan Poe, and Jensen Poe.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Jim Gregory officiating. Interment will follow at Mokane Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 am until the time of service.

In lieu of customary memorials, the family suggests donations be made in Larry’s name to the American Cancer Society, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street, Fulton, Mo. 65251.


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2013

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Judy Heidlage

May 10, 2013

Jamie: I just learned about your dad's passing. I am so sorry. I have many great memories of your family, when you lived across the street. Today I reflect on your dad's great love of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Donald & Erin Perkins

May 9, 2013

So sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of Larry..especially Mizzou basketball and fishing in Bennett Springs. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.