Archie Dicky, 71, of Corpus Christi passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at a Corpus Christi hospital. He was born in Kosse on Oct. 25, 1938 to H.O. Dicky and Rosa M. Amos. He lived his early years in Lott, later moved to California and returned to Texas to live in Waco and Calvert where he graduated from high school in 1957. After graduation he joined the U.S. Navy. Following his service in the Navy, he returned to Texas and began a career in law enforcement which included the Bryan Police Department, College Station Police Department and Brazos County Sherriff's office. After leaving law enforcement, he married Bennie Faulk and moved to Corpus Christi, where he was employed by H.E.B. He loved working outside and spending time with his dog, Chase.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bennie J. Dicky; grandparents, Alphonsie and Lena Davis; father, H.O. Dicky; step-father, Cannon Amos; mother, Rosa M. Amos; son, David Dicky; and granddaughter, Alex Dicky.
He is survived by his sons, Wayne Dicky and Alan Dicky of Bryan; step-children, Kary Jo Thigpen (Kirk) of Willis, David Dohmann (Carol) of Goliad, and Kurt Dohmann (Gail) of Plano; grandchildren, Wayne Dicky II of Bryan and Michael Dicky of Montgomery, Ala.; brothers, Rodney W. Amos (Rita) of Hearne, Cannon Ray Amos (Debra) of College Station, and Ricky Lynn Amos; sister, Connie Ricks of College Station; and numerous nieces and nephews, many friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jack Willoughby officiating. Burial followed at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Hospice, or the Salvation Army.
Sawyer-George Funeral Home