Orville Dicks

Bill 1Orville William “Bill” Dicks Jr., 66, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sedalia. He was born on November 8, 1950 in Quincy, IL, the son of Orville William Dicks Sr. and Wanda Lee Miles, who preceded him in death.

On April 17, 1976, in Quincy, IL, he was united in marriage to Krista Schaller, who resides of the home.

Orville was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sedalia. He was a former member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Quincy, IL. His Faith and love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was evident to all who knew him. Orville received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the University of Illinois. He worked as a golf course superintendent before starting Ever-Green Lawn Irrigation in Quincy, IL; a residential and commercial lawn irrigation company. Orville enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time with family.

In addition to his wife Krista, he is survived by a daughter, Lisa Newlin (Matt) of St. Louis, MO; a son John Dicks (Kristy) of Springfield, MO; two granddaughters, Kaelyn and Natalie Dicks; a sister, Susanne Hoffmann; a niece Stephanie Markin (Hank); nephew William Hoffmann; a great niece Ana Markin; and a great nephew, Henry Markin, all of Columbia, MO.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM, November 18, 2017 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sedalia with Rev. Larry Troxel officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sedalia.

In lieu of flowers, please, make contributions to Crossroads Hospice.

Cremation arrangements under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO.


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