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Franklin Bankston Dickson

January 19, 1945 January 12, 2019
Franklin Bankston Dickson
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Obituary for Franklin Bankston Dickson

Franklin Bankston Dickson, 73, of Moss Point, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Mobile, Alabama. Franklin was born on January 19, 1945 to the late Sidney Franklin and Virilla Clara Dickson in Purvis, Mississippi. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he was stationed on the U.S.S. Forestal and the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam Era. He was employed by Mississippi Power for 36 years, where he retired as an Operations Team Leader. He loved attending church with his family, golfing, watching western movies, and Saints football.Most of all, Franklin loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed planting a garden with his grandchildren, especially growing watermelons.
Along with his parents, Franklin was preceded in death by his sisters, Wanda Fay Fortner and Lois Mae Dobson, and his brother, Troy Laverne Dickson.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 53 years, Myra Jean Dickson; children, Jeffrey Franklin (Paula) Dickson, Gina L. (Dwight) Matthews, and Anna M. (Joshua) Pierce; four grandchildren, Derek W. Kirkwood, Miranda E. Dickson, Carson C. Pierce, and Austin T. Pierce; two great-grandchildren, Noah W. Kirkwood and Liam G. Kirkwood; one grandchild on the way; and another great-grandchild on the way. He is also mourned by numerous relatives and friends.
The visitation for Franklin will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Moss Point, MS. Funeral service will begin at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Jimbo Reed officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Serene Memorial Gardens.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Moss Point/Escatawpa, MS, is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Tuesday

15

Jan

2:00 PM 1/15/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1/15/2019 3:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 MS-63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Service

Tuesday

15

Jan

3:00 PM 1/15/2019 3:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 MS-63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Serene Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

12800 HWY 613
Moss Point, Mississippi 39562

12800 HWY 613 Moss Point 39562 Mississippi
United States
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