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by Report submitted · October 26th, 2017


Charles "Chip" Dickerson, 48, passed away on October 16, 2017, in Cedar Rapids. Visitation was from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial Services was at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Marion by Rev. Mike Morgan.

Survivors include his sons, Riley and Tyler Dickerson of Altoona; his parents, Jim and Cheryl Dickerson of Altoona; his sister, Cindy (Chris) Miller of Toddville; and his aunts and uncles, Chuck (Kris) Carlson of Dallas, Texas and Barb (Carroll) Kotouc of Nevada, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Chip was born July 14, 1969, in Waverly, Iowa, grew up in Marion, Iowa and graduated from Linn-Mar in 1988. He attended Kirkwood College and graduated from Mount Mercy University with a degree in Criminal Justice and served in the National Guard. He was confirmed at First United Methodist Church as a youth and gave his life to Christ while a student at Adult and Teen Challenge in Colfax, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska where he made many friends. Later, he attended Retrograde in Kalona, Iowa, where he gained more friends and grew closer to His heavenly Father.

Chip loved humor, music, playing the guitar, and finding the answer to any question on his phone. But most of all he loved his two sons, Riley and Tyler.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Please share a memory of Chip at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
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