Dr. Dudley Edward Dickerson Jr.
May 8, 1928 – July 9, 2018
Dr. Dudley Edward Dickerson, Jr., age 90, of Birmingham, AL, passed away July 9, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn “Pickle” Jones Dickerson; parents Dudley Edward Dickerson, Sr. and Helma “Jerry” Lamb Dickerson; brother Gerald Dickerson; sister Sylvia Dickerson Brown. He is survived by son Dudley E. Dickerson, III (Lee) of Birmingham, AL; daughter Leslie Carolyn Dickerson of Ashville, NC; son Paul Winston Dickerson (Charlotte)of Olive Branch, MS; daughter Holly Dickerson Cox (Doug) of Southaven, MS. He is known as “Grandfather” to 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren: Alise, Havely, Lloyd Allen, Forest, Lauren, Taylor, Dudley, IV, Daniel, Blake, Drew, Gabby, Stormy, Holden, Jackson, Ashlynn and Laely. Dudley attended Millsaps College, graduated from Birmingham Southern with a degree in Chemistry and the University of Alabama School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine, and practiced dentistry for 59 years. Visitation will be Thursday, July 12 from 12 – 2 pm with services at 2:00 pm at Kilgroe Funeral Home in Leeds, AL. Burial will be at Southern Heritage in Pelham, AL.