Raymond Costley “Ray” Dickerson
October 14, 1943- October 6, 2016
Raymond Costley “Ray” Dickerson, 72, of Owings passed away October 6, 2016 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was born October 14, 1943 in Takoma Park to Harvey John and Frances Catherine (Jackson) Dickerson. Ray moved with his family to Virginia at a young age, where he spent part of his childhood before his family moved back to Maryland. He married Patricia Virginia Farrell in November of 1965, and they made their home in Prince George’s County before moving to Calvert County in the mid 70’s, where they would eventually raise their family. Ray was employed as a carpenter and owned and operated Ray Dickerson Home Improvement. In his leisure time Ray enjoyed going to casinos and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Ray will be remembered as a hardworking man and devoted father and grandfather who would do anything for his family.
Ray is survived by his wife Patricia V. Dickerson of Owings, daughter Shelley R. Dickerson-Harbel and husband Brian of Owings, son Raymond C. Dickerson, Jr. and wife Denise of Chesapeake Beach, grandchildren Devin Dickerson-Harbel, Sabrina Wilson, Andrew Wathen, Cole Dickerson and Olivia Harbel and great-grandchild Frankie Jaklitsch. He is also survived by sisters Mildred Taylor, Helen Johnson and husband Harry, Theresa Ann Hodges and husband James and Brenda Squier, brothers Michael Dickerson and wife Joan and Robert Dickerson and wife Michelle as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters Marie Dillard and Pauline Sweeney and brother Harvey Dickerson.
A celebration of Ray’s life will be held at a later date.
Saturday, October 22, 2016