Kenneth LaVar Dickinson

May 3, 1936January 3, 2019

LaVar Dickinson passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and loving wife of 64 years, Dona, on January 3, 2019.

He was born to Anna Wirthlin and Issac Kenneth Dickinson on May 3, 1936, in Santaquin, Utah. He attended Granite High School. He married Dona Victoria Jackson on August 14, 1954, and was later sealed in the LDS Temple on October 6, 1978. LaVar loved camping, fishing, hunting, square dancing and working on cars. He enjoyed playing cards and dominos with his friends and family. His first love was his wife and his family.

Surviving relatives: Wife Dona, Vicki Dickinson (Mike Hoenes), Jenny Hansen, Rick (Chris) Dickinson, Chuck (Jeannie) Dickinson; sisters: Rena Cowdell and Luella Jackson: brother: Richard Dickinson; 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

A brief service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 W. 4100 S. West Valley City, UT.

Interment will be in the Valley View Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Valeo Hospice staff for their care of LaVar.


  • Service Saturday, January 12, 2019

Kenneth LaVar Dickinson

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