Gerald L. Dickey, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 4, 2020. He was born on March 30, 1937 to the late Roland and Iva (Tredway) Dickey..
Gerald attended Assumption Grade School and Washington High School. He served honorably in the United States Army for 3 years after which he was employed at National Starch and Chemical until he retired in 1999.
Gerald devoted his time to his wife of 56 years. His grandkids were the light of his life and he loved spending time with them by attending all of their sporting events and during family vacations in FL. Gerald was an avid fisherman and loved spending time on the water with his buddies. He was a life-long Cubs fan and loved cheering on Notre Dame, IU, Pacers, Colts, St Roch Rockets and the Roncalli Rebels. He enjoyed getting together with the Billy Club and the Over The Hill Gang.
Survivors include his wife, MaryAnn; sons, John Dickey (Joann) and Tom Dickey and daughter, Lisa Babb (Joe) and grandchildren, Michael, David, Danielle, Shane, Lisa, Benjamin, Matthew and Sydney. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother George Ashworth.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 8, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at Lauck & Veldhof, 1458 S. Meridian St. with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday October 9, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Roch Church, 3600 S. Pennsylvania St. with prayers being said at the funeral home prior to Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow services in Calvary Cemetery.
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