San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA) - June 20, 2010
Deceased Name: DICKSON, FREDERICK VERNON
Nov. 18, 1918 to June 10, 2010.
Fred was born in Ryan, Okla. and moved to San Diego at the age of 16.
He joined the San Diego Police Department in 1943 and, except for his time in the Army, retired as a SDPD Lieutenant.
He later worked for the State Parks at Border Field as a park ranger and retired after 10 years.
He is preceded in death by his first wife Georgia and his second wife Nada. He is survived by his sister Margaret, his daughter Margaret (husband Ray), his son Fred (wife Linda) daughter Teri (husband Jim) his grandchildren, great-grand-children, nephew and nieces and extended family members.
Frederick Leader (OK) - July 13, 2010
Deceased Name: Frederick Vernon Dickson
Word has been received of the passing of Frederick Vernon Dickson on July 10, 2010.
Mr. Dickson was born November 18, 1918 to William Jefferson Dickson and Myrtle Bower Dickson in Ryan. The family moved to Frederick, when he graduated from high school in 1935. He moved to San Diego, CA where he worked in a bakery for several years, later joining the San Diego Police Department where he worked until retirement as a Lieutenant in charge of the San Diego city and county jail. After retirement he worked part-time for the State Parks at Border Field. He retired there after ten years. When in the service he was stationed at Ft. Benning, GA, where he was a drill instructor for new recruits.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Georgia Stebbins, and his second wife, Nada Moser, also be a grandson, Matthew Dickson son of Frederick J. Dickson and wife Linda.
Survived by a sister, Margaret White of Frederick, daughter Margaret Inman and husband Ray, son Frederick Jefferson Dickson and wife Lindee, step-daughter Terri Zeutzius and husband Jim and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.