Alexander F. Dickson, Jr., age 70, of Gasport, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Born September 6, 1938, in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was the son of the late Alexander F. and Violet (Cooper) Dickson, Sr.

Alexander moved to Gasport after leaving Scotland at the age of 10. He was a graduate of Roy-Hart Central School. Alex served in the United States Army from 1961 until 1967. He married the late Billie Jo Harmon, December 24, 1963 in Oklahoma City, OK. She died November 28, 2006. He had owned and operated Dickson Service Station in Gasport for 30 years, retiring in 1995. He was currently employed at Wal-Mart in Lockport where he worked at their Tire and Lube Express as a mechanic. Alex was a member of the Gasport Chemical Hose Co. and enjoyed vacationing in Florida.

Husband of the late Billie Jo. Father of Julie Dickson McDonald, Jacquelyn M. Dickson, James (Amy) Dickson, all of Gasport and the late Karen Sue Dickson. Grandfather of Jaimie, Sydney and Jacob. Brother of Joann (Daniel) Shields of Gasport. He is also survived by two nieces and one nephew.

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, Gasport, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-0631.

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