Larry Davis Dickerson Sr., 78, of 1826 Blair Loop Road, Danville, Va., departed this life on Monday, July 29, 2019, after a decline in health for the past five years. Larry was born in Danville, Va., on January 9, 1941, a son of the late Larry Eston Dickerson and Laura Davis Dickerson. Larry retired from Corning Inc. after 40 years of service. He was a charter member of United Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter. On January 2, 1961, he married, Ellen Eanes Dickerson, they had 59 wonderful years together. Survivors in addition to his wife, include four sons, Larry D. Dickerson Jr, (Teri), Mike Dickerson and fiancée, Denise Orander, John David Dickerson (Kristy), and Kevin Dickerson (Melanie); eight grandchildren, Kristy Hall (Justin), Taylor, Hunter, Cross, William Michael, Robert and Megan Dickerson; two great-grandchildren, Josiah and Addisyn Hall; and a brother-in-law, Lewis Dalton. He was predeceased by a sister, Marie D. Dalton; granddaughter, Mandi Hamlett; and a great-grandchild, Baby Hamlett. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. at United Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Adam Woods. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening, July 30, 2019, from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at United Baptist Church and at the residence at other times. Online condolences at Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is serving the Dickerson family.

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