Robert Sherman Dicks
Robert S. "Bob" Dicks, 77, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Batavia and Fairfield, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his residence.
Services 11 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Wellspring Evangelical Free Church, 2501 S. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant with Military Honors by the Iowa Military Funeral Honors Detail. Family to greet friends at luncheon immediately following the service .Cremation has been entrusted to the Kimzey Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant.
Robert Sherman "Bob" Dicks was born May 17, 1942 in Albia, Iowa to Clarence and Mildred (Dale) Dicks. Bob graduated from Blakesburg High School in 1960. On December 23, 1967, Bob married Joan Cook.
After his high school graduation, Bob enlisted in the United States Army. He served as an infantryman with Company D, 41st Infantry, Ft. Ord, CA.. He was honorably discharged as a Sergeant on July 25, 1969.
Following his military service, Bob moved to Cedar Rapids where he enrolled and graduated from Barber College. He then settled in Batavia and Fairfield where he began a career with Falco in Fairfield, completing 43 years of service.
Survivors include his wife Joan of Mt. Pleasant; 2 daughters, Bobbi Jo (Olan) Salzer of Mt. Pleasant and Robin Ann (Michael) Cary of New Virginia, IA; 3 brothers - Earl Dicks (Jackie) of Ottumwa, Ernie Dicks of Keosauqua, IA and Carl Dicks (Vonnie) of Algona, IA; a sister, Karen Bailey of Ottumwa and 3 grandchildren - Travis J. Cary, Samuel Robert Salzer and Sarah Jolin Salzer.
His parents and 2 brothers, Kenneth Dicks and Charles Dicks precede in death.
In lieu of flowers, memorials directed to the family. Online condolences to
Published on August 13, 2019


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