Chris Dickey, 60

Chris Dickey, age 60, of Motley, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples, with Father Gabriel Walz officiating. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

Chris was born April 8, 1958, in Loretto, to Eugene and Jeanette (Kern) Dickey. He graduated from Wadena High School in 1976.

He was a former member of the National Guard in Wadena.

Chris was a self-employed truck driver and contracted to Tony’s Transfer in Wadena.

He enjoyed fishing, grouse hunting, and was an artist. Chris had a great sense of humor and a big heart. As an artist, he was an “unknown,” but known to his family and friends.

Chris loved nature and all God’s creation. He was working hard to retire, driving coast to coast.

He had a great love for Jesus, and the Bible.

Chris is survived by his mother, Jeanette Dickey of Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena; siblings Michele (Donald) Ziegler of Staples, Chad (Kathy) Dickey of Wadena, Paul (Dawn) Dickey of Nowthen, Marlise (Glen) James of North Port, FL, Lolita (Mike) Simpson of Eagle River, AK, Robert (Wendy) Dickey of Big Lake, and Chuck Dickey of Eagle Bend; as well as many nieces and nephews, who dearly loved their Uncle Chris.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene William Dickey; and sisters Charlene Ellette (Dickey) York, and Marla Mae Majella Dickey.

Services have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples.

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