Ridout's Gardendale Chapel

2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL


Jerry R Dickinson

March 31, 1941January 13, 2020

Jerry R Dickinson, age 78, of Gardendale, Alabama passed away on Monday January 13, 2020. Jerry was born March 31, 1941.

Jerry proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corp. He loved his dog, Luke. He was active in his church, New Life Church in Roebuck. He was a devoted family man and loved his family dearly.

Jerry was preceded in death by his father, James Harry Dickinson.

Jerry is survived by his mother, Dortha Kimbrell Dickinson; his loving wife of 46 years, Sarah C. Dickinson; a son, Gregory Dickinson (Kimberly), a daughter, Kim Hurst (Tim), a brother, Don Dickinson (Grace), three sisters, Laura Strubel, Harriet Tarpley (Tom), Mary Ann Wimberly; four grandchildren, Laura Dickinson, Elizabeth Dickinson, Kyle Hurst, and Kayla Hurst.

Celebration of Life services will be held at New Life Church, 400 Roebuck Parkway, Birmingham, AL, with a time of visitation on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm; service on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11:00 am and he will lie in state an hour prior. Burial will be in Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, AL

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsgardendalechapel.com for the Dickinson family.


  • Celebration of Life Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, January 16, 2020


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Bill Lecroy & Family

January 16, 2020

Our introduction to the Dickinson family was during Greg’s 6th grade year at Tabernacle Christian School. The Dickinson family has provided many fond vacation memories for the Bill Lecroy family. Our prayers are with you.