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Richard C. Dyson, Sr. - September 27, 2016

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Richard C. Dyson Sr., 83, husband of the late Erma A. Dyson, a Local Pastor, died Sept. 27, 2016. Pastor Rex Bowens Sr. officiated at a funeral service at Jackson Chapel UMC in Bartonsville Oct. 8.

Richard Clement Dyson was born July 8, 1933, to the late John Clement and Mary Pearl Butler Dyson in Bushwood, Md.

His wife died in 2014. She had served Buckeystown Parish #80 from 2001 to 2007. She then pastored Hopehill UMC from 2010 until her retirement in 2014.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Renee Lewis, his wives and nine siblings.

Survivors include his sons, Timothy “Tim” Dyson (Patricia), and Richard “Ricky” Dyson Jr.; three granddaughters, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to granddaughter Nicole Johnson, 5701 Trailview Court, Apt. A33, Frederick, MD 21703.