John Michael Dickson, 65, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Born in Hendersonville, John was the son of the late John Henry and Mary Frances Lyda Dickson. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Gail Caldwell.
John lived in Hendersonville most of his life. He graduated from East Henderson High School in 1970 and received his degree from Mars Hill College in 1974. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity.
John was band director in Charlton County, GA before coming to West Henderson High School where he directed their band for 23 years. He was a member of East Flat Rock First Baptist Church and served as choir director for 12 years.
He loved his family with all his heart. He also loved teaching and was so thankful to be a part of the lives of so many wonderful kids.
John is survived by his wife of 44 years, Pamela Dickson; daughter, Keri Stepp and her husband, Fred; two grandchildren, Max and Makayla; many cousins and nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Chipper.
A Celebration of John’s Life will be held from 2 – 4 PM Saturday, June 3 at Shuler Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Henderson High School Band, 3600 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC 28791 or to the Charlton County High School Band, 994 Indian Trail, Folkston, GA 31537.
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