Oak Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park

300 Curtner Ave, San Jose, CA


Kenneth John Dickman

November 29, 1953May 11, 2020

Education - Master's in Engineering, Purdue University

Work - Juniper, Software Engineer

Personal Achievements - Was able to start retirement early, at 62 years old

Organizations - Peace and Justice

Hobbies - Hiking, Biking, Motorcycle, Guitar, Scuba Diving, and RC Airplanes

What made loved one unique - Can handle spicy food better than anyone, was a vegetarian for 35 years, and fluent in Spanish

Ways your loved one impacted the people around them - Ken was a great conversationalist and listener. He enjoyed talking about diverse cultures, politics, and acts of kindness. He was passionate about advocating for the underprivileged and people who could not fend for themselves. Ken volunteered every week at his NPOs and would attend protest advocating for human rights. Ken was also an outstanding musician who played the guitar, bass, piano, and even the kalimba. He played very beautiful Spanish music on his guitar that woo people around him. Ken played many roles for many people. He was a brother, an uncle, a father-figure, life partner, and friends to many.

Names of Surviving Relatives

Father - John Harry Dickman Jr. ( Lives in Ohio, Cincinnati), Brother - Dan Dickman (Lives in Ohio, Cincinnati)

Nieces/Nephews -

Taya and Evan Thomas (Lives in Ohio, Cincinnati), Danielle and Terri Haynes (Lives in Ohio, Cincinnati)

Cousins –

Kathleen McKinney, McMinnville Oregon, Jennifer Jacobs, Berkeley, California, Trina and Bill Winter, Mayslick, Kentucky, Michael Dickman, Cincinnati, Ohio

I have listed the relation first, spouse second.

Partner - Han Hoang (Lives in San Jose, CA)


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