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James Dicus (3-4-16) service 3-7-16

James Robert “Grover” Dicus was born in Clifton on Feb. 1, 1943, the son of the late Roy and Lota Pearl McDonald Dicus.
On March 5, 1965, he was united in marriage to Reba Nell Riley, who preceded her husband in death on Oct. 4, 2012.
Mr. Dicus retired as a chief engineer in tow boating, he worked for Ingram for 40 years.  Mr. Dicus lived in Clifton all his life.  He loved gardening, selling and trading, flea marketing, fishing, deer hunting, bird hunting, watching westerns and most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Dicus departed this life on Friday, March 4, in Clifton, at the age of 73 years, 1 month and 3 days.
Mr. Dicus is survived by his two children, James Gregory Dicus of Clifton and Tina Renae Bridges of Clifton; five grandchildren, Jarrod Dicus and Hali Dicus, both of Clifton and Dakota Allen, Brittany Stanfill and Brooke Sweat, all of Savannah; six great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Jimmie Nell Davis of Savannah, Virginia Sue Franks of Huron, Tennessee, Mildred Holder of Clifton, Elizabeth “Lib” Pevahouse of Hohenwald, Roberta “Birdie” Brown of Bath Springs, Tennessee, Vallery Battles of Clifton and Diane Prater of Clifton; and one brother,  Jerry “Perchie” Dicus of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, and his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Robert Lee Dicus; and three brothers, George Albert Dicus, Terry Lee Dicus Sr., Roy Edward “Boose” Dicus and one sister, Pennie Lou “Lucy” Dicus.
Services were held on Monday, March 7, at 11 a.m., at Mount Carmel Methodist Church in Savannah with Roger Reece and Terry Baker officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Carmel Cemetery at Hardin County.

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