Joe Bob Dickey, 85, of Monticello, passed away on July 17, 2015 at Belle View Estates Nursing & Rehab in Monticello.
He was a retired rural letter carrier, United States Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Enon Baptist Church.
Mr. Dickey was born on December 20, 1929 in the Cominto community in Drew County and was the son of the late Fee Dickey, Sr. and Dessie Augusta Kizer Dickey.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Patty Ann Dickey Trinca.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ila Carlyne Owen Dickey of Monticello; a daughter, Cheryl Leigh Dickey Dunn and husband Kevin Dewayne Dunn of Monticello; two grandsons, Daniel Joseph Dunn and wife Angela Lynn Dunn of Horatio and Thomas Allen Dunn of Monticello; one great-granddaughter, Sydney Breann Dunn of Horatio; one brother, Fee Dickey, Jr. of Little Rock; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on July 22 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at the Rash Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation is July 21 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Enon Baptist Church, c/o Joyce Jones, 3057 Hwy 35 E., Monticello, AR 71655 or Rash Cemetery, c/o Kenneth Merchant, 198 S. Cominto Rd., Monticello, AR 71655.