Raymond Winston Dicey Sr.

September 20, 1930February 21, 2018
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Raymond Winston Dicey Sr., age 87, of Troy NH, passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on February 21, 2018, surrounded by family at Applewood nursing home.

He was born on Sept 20, 1930 in South Lyndeborough, NH to William Dicey and Christine (Carkin) Dicey. He was a US veteran serving in the Air Force.

He worked for Sprague and Carlton furniture in Keene where he made the knives that cut the designs in wood. He went on to be in charge of Troy NH recycling center until his retirement. He loved to tinker in his workshop repairing and continued to make wood cutting knifes for other business.

Raymond was a member of the Odd Fellows of Troy for many years and member of Trinitarian Congregational Church. He was very proud to be a volunteer Fire Fighter in the Troy Fire Department where he was Deputy Fire Chief for several years.

Raymond is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia (Chase) Dicey. Four children: Raymond Winston Dicey, Jr. and his wife Mary of Sebastian FL. James Earl Dicey and his wife Patricia of Troy NH. Barbara (Dicey) Benoit of Keene NH. Richard John Dicey and his wife Meagan of Troy, NH. He was a loving grandfather to 16 grandchildren (including his namesake grandson Raymond Winston Dicey III) and many great grandchildren (including his namesake great grandson Raymond Winston Dicey IV). He is survived by his brother Douglas Dicey and sister Beverly Perry along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded by sister Virginia Moore and brothers Gordon Dicey and Clyde Dicey.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Trinitarian Congregational Church, 11 South Main Street in Troy NH. The family will greet friends on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Fletcher Funeral Home, 33 Marlboro Street, Keene NH. A private burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Raymond W. Dicey Sr.’s name to a charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, February 23, 2018

Raymond Winston Dicey Sr.

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Karen and Steve Osciak

February 24, 2018

You're in our thoughts. Sorry we couldn't be there today to celebrate Raymond's life and his accomplishments, including a large and loving family.

Christine Chamberlain

February 24, 2018

Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts.

Barbara and Bubba Robertson

February 23, 2018

So sorry for your loss.. Raymond was a great man..we always enjoyed talking with him at any of the birthday parties we attended..with great sorrow.. Barbara & Bubba..


February 23, 2018

Please accept my sympathies for the loss of your Husband and Father. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Betty and Bill Jack

February 23, 2018

Our thoughts and love are with you all. Ray was always there to lend a hand or some suggestions. Betty and Bill Jack

February 23, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss i enjoyed his visits to HH. he was such a nice man Marlene Davis Jaffrey

February 23, 2018

Sorry for your loss Ray was a friend for years.

Fred Lawrence/ Pat (Troy NH)

Christine Spear

February 23, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Barb❤ My deepest condolences.

Heather Benoit

February 23, 2018

So sorry I could not make it to say goodbye grandpa you are in my heart forever. I love you.

February 22, 2018

He was always my other Dad. Enjoyed talking with him every time we met. Diane Lepisto