Cover photo for Ralph Dickey Sr.'s Obituary
Ralph Dickey Sr. Profile Photo
1954 Ralph 2021

Ralph Dickey Sr.

November 3, 1954 — January 29, 2021

Thomas Ralph Dickey, Sr., passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. A longtime Lee County resident, he was born November 3, 1954 to Jimmy and Neva Jewel Dickey. Ralph began driving a truck as soon as he got his license at 18 years old and has been driving ever since, most recently for Williams Logistics. Above everything else in life, Ralph was a family man who was known by many special names. He was Ralph to friends, Dad and Big Ralph to his kids and their friends, Papaw to his grandkids, and Bootsie to the love of his life, Goldie. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed camping and sporting activities with his grandchildren. He was greatly loved by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Goldie Woods Dickey of Saltillo; three children, Ralph Dickey Jr. (Jennifer) of the Auburn Community, Angela Bickerstaff Parker (Chris) of Hattiesburg, and Sonya Dickey of Russellville, Alabama; six grandchildren, Hunter Parker, Hannah Parker, Kamiron Harris (Tyler) Lexi Dickey, Ralph Dickey III, and Kasi Surratt (Corey); five great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Faye Bean (Edwin) of Mobile, Alabama, Evelyn Turner (Jackie) of Anderson, South Carolina, Larry Dickey (Carol) of Saltillo, Geraldine Wood of Saltillo, and Ronnie Dickey (Sheila) of Arab, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Jimmy “Jimbo” Dickey and a sister, Doris Dickey.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2021 at W.E. Pegues, Saltillo. Services will be 12 p.m. at the Saltillo Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Rev. Terry Pierce officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. Due to the current health crisis, friends and family are respectfully asked to follow CDC guidelines by wearing masks and refraining from hugs and handshakes.
Pallbearers will be Chris Parker, Hunter Parker, Ray Fowler, Michael Lindsey, Doug Dickey, and Terry Dickey. Honorary pallbearers will be all of his golfing buddies.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com .
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ralph Dickey Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, February 1, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Monday, February 1, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

The Saltillo Chapel of W. E. Pegues

280 Mobile Street, Saltillo, MS 38866

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree