May 23, 2016
Herbert “Glenn” Dickey, age 84 of Marysville, Ohio died Monday, May 23, 2016 at his home with his family at his side. He retired in 2015 after twenty- five years in his second career as a school bus driver. He served the Fairbanks, Worthington and Olentangy school districts. He was honored to be asked recently to present a diploma to a Thomas Worthington graduating senior whom he bussed since kindergarten. A systems analyst early in his career, he was associated with companies in Illinois, Nebraska, Connecticut and Ohio. As an information technologist, he also managed his own disaster recovery company. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Marysville. A 1950 graduate of Streator Township High School, he attended University of Illinois and Purdue University. A veteran of the United States Army, he served during the Korean War. He was a member of Streator Lodge No. 607 Free and Accepted Masons and enjoyed golfing and watching sports, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes. He loved playing a variety of card games with his family. A dedicated family man, he will be remembered for his compassionate volunteerism, competitive spirit and strong work ethic. He was best-known for his selfless acts of kindness. He was born September 5, 1931 in Kankakee, Illinois to the late Richard C. and Anna Hyduk Dickey. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy McCullough; two brothers, Clarence Dickey and Jerry Dickey; two infant siblings; and several brothers-and sisters-in-law, Catherine Dickey, Edward Liptak, Albert and Mary Liptak, John Hardin and Jack and Laura Liptak. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marilyn Liptak Dickey, whom he married July 5, 1952 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Streator, Illinois; a son, Glenn Michael (Barbara) Dickey of Ostrander; two daughters, Julie (Nikos) Kallinicou of Marysville and Ellen (Jerry) Kleis of Hilliard; 12 grandchildren, Laura (Kevin) Haynes, Erin (Mark) Noone, Jason (Sherry) Dickey, Elli, Marilyn, Alex, Nick, Andreas and Aggie Kallinicou and Corey, Caley and Christy Fry; two great-grandsons, Luke and Evan Haynes; his sister, Louise Hord of Mathews, NC; brothers-and sisters-in-law, Chuck McCullough, Carol Dickey, Betty Hardin, Dianna (Norm) Baetz and June Liptak; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends beginning at 4:30 p.m. Rev. Barry Scott will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Union County Military Funeral Honor Guard. Interment will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice or a charity of choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com.
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