AMBOY – Ronald R. Dickey, age 52, of Amboy, died Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
He was born September 25, 1966, in Amboy, the son of Gail and Ruth (Lupton) Dickey. Ron was a Journeyman for the Local 587 Cement Masons and Finishers of Rockford. He had also worked for Austin Powder and FDL, as well as selling insurance.
Ron enjoyed his morning coffee, riding his Harley-Davidson, working with concrete, and most of all spending time with his family and friends. He married Jeanne Lawmorie March 6, 1999, in Rockton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Ashley Lawmorie.
Survivors include his wife of Amboy; his children, Tyler (Lauren Price) Dickey of Amboy, Nathan (Jessica) Stevens of Chicago, Lindsay (Adam) Childers of Aurora, Trevor Dickey, Tristen Dickey, Jonas Stevens, and Nolan Lawmorie-Dickey all of Amboy; his “honorary kids,” Bentley McGuire, Cami Eisenberg, David Polk, Nate Rinard, and Kayla McGuire all of Amboy; two brothers, Gail (Tammy) Dickey of Florida and Robert Dickey of Rockford; one sister, Barb Schneider of Amboy.
Ron also enjoyed a close relationship with his in-laws, William and Terry Lawmorie, Wendy and Rick Vanderhoef, Billie-Anne and Michael Winters, and Carol and Tom Murphy.
He was also survived by nieces and nephews, Julie Schneider, Theresa Dickey, Steven Dickey, Timothy (Janet Reed) Dickey, Kim Hampton, Michael Campbell, Caitlin (Ryan Mercado) Campbell, William Campbell, Logan Winters, Ashley Winters, Zachary Winters, Colton Murphy, Madison Murphy, and Liam Lawmorie; and his best friends, Kevin Jones, Mark Fay, and Tim Evans.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Luncheon to follow. Cremation will follow with burial of cremains at a later date at Prairie Repose Cemetery in Amboy. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established.
Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.