Auman's Inc. Funeral Home

390 West Neversink Road, Reading, PA


Leon S. Dickinson

Passed away on March 18, 2020

Leon S. Dickinson, 87 of Spring Township passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Tower Health – Reading Hospital.

He was predeceased by his wife, Janet Ann (Behrle) Dickinson on January 8, 2011.

Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Irvin and Sarah (Gicker) Dickinson.

He was a Co-owner and operator of Dickinson Crane prior to retiring. He and his wife also were former owners of the Blue Rocks Campground.

He was a 1950 graduate of Reading High School. He was a charter member of the Reading Buccaneers and was a member of the Ringghold New Horizon Band. He also served in the Coast Guard Auxiliary when he lived in Florida. He and his wife loved to travel and visited the majority of the states in the continental US.

He is survived by his sons, Brian L. Dickinson and Bruce L. Dickinson and his wife Leeanne both of Sinking Spring. Also his daughter, Beth Lynn Dickinson of Annville. He is also survived by his brother, Donald Dickinson, Bern Twp. and his sisters, Verna Horvat of Wernersville and Mildred Drey of Shillington. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Quinn Dickinson, Dareth VonGehr, Ashleigh Dickinson and Tracie Witmer. He is also survived by 4 great grandchildren.

Services and burial in Forest Hills Memorial Park will be private at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Reading Buccaneers, P.O. Box 13032, Reading, Pa. 19612.


  • Janet Ann (Behrle) Dickinson - passed away January 8, 2011, Wife
  • Brian L. Dickinson, Son
  • Bruce L. Dickinson, Son
  • Beth Lynn Dickinson, Daughter
  • Donald Dickinson, Brother
  • Verna Horvat, Sister
  • Mildred Drey, Sister
  • Quinn Dickinson, Grandson
  • Dareth VonGehr, Granddaughter
  • Ashleigh Dickinson, Granddaughter
  • Tracie Witmer, Granddaughter
  • Leon is also survived by 4 great grandchildren

  • Reading Buccaneers


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Jean Miller

March 25, 2020

Dickinson Family
We are so sorry to hear the news that Leon has passed away.
Some of my favorite memories from my childhood are of the family gathering together at the Bern Church picnics. Irv always working the ice cream stand dipping out the ice cream.
Our prayers to the family as you go through this difficult time.
Love Joel, Jean (Ohnmacht) and Julie Miller