Robert Ellis Dickinson

Robert Ellis Dickinson, Jr.

Clarksdale, MS

Robert Ellis Dickinson, Jr., 87, a retired Chairman at Powers & Company, died October 28, 2017 at MS State Veteran's Home in Oxford, MS. Graveside services are 10:00 A.M. Tuesday October 31, 2017 at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Dickinson was a Presbyterian. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Mississippi. He was a member of the Rotary Club and was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include wife of 65 years Sue Exum Dickinson; sons Robert E. Dickinson, III. of Clarksdale, MS, Richard H. Dickinson of Divide, CO and Edward E. Dickinson (Jackie) of Houston, TX and brother John H. Dickinson of Clarksdale, MS.