James H. Dick

January 13, 2015

James H. Dick 94 passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at IU Health Hospital in Lafayette, IN.  He was born on November 4, 1920 in Science Hill, Kentucky to Edward W. & Emma C. (Sipple) Dick.  Jim married Beula Maxine “Boots” Purciful on March 10, 1940 in Cyclone, Indiana.  She preceded him in death on September 22, 2011.  Jim worked as a Carman for the Nickle Plate then the Norfolk and Western Railroad.  He retired on March 18, 1979.  He was a veteran of World War II serving in the US Army in the Pacific Theater from 1944-1946.  He was a member of the Christian Holiness Church in Cyclone, also serving as Sunday School Superintendent, before its closing in 1995.  He currently was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.


Visitation and Services

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit two hours prior to services. Entombment will be in Green Lawn Chapel of Peace Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Dana G. (Husband-Don) Henderson and Darla D. (Husband-John) Large both of Frankfort, 1 Sister: Lucy Kemmerer of Frankfort, 1 Brother: Buddy Dick of Ohio, 9 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren and 10 Great Great Grandchildren also survive.

Preceded by:

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by a Son, Jerry L. Dick, 6 Brothers, 3 Sisters, 2 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Granddaughter.


11 Condolences for “James H. Dick”

  1. John and Mary Kay Baker January 13, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Jay and Michele and family,

    Sending our deepest sympathy! Will be praying for peace and comfort!

  2. Debora Gunnels January 14, 2015 at 6:13 am

    Our condolences to the Dick, Henderson, and Large family. Mr. Dick, affectionately known as ¨Grandpa Dick¨ will always be remembered as a good, kind, and sweet man, and will be greatly missed by all who have ever had the blessing to meet him. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

    The Baker-Gunnels Family

  3. Ron Coleman January 14, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Dear family,
    Our hearts are saddened for the loss of your dear Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So difficult to let them go at any age. Know you have such wonderful family memories. God Bless – Ron & Erilda – Foley AL

  4. Pam Burton January 14, 2015 at 9:23 am

    Such a sweet man and good neighbor, I am so sorry for you loss.

  5. Glenda Avery January 14, 2015 at 10:35 am

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers an thoughts to all the family!

  6. Diane and Judy Buzan Royer January 14, 2015 at 10:59 am

    All who knew this sweet man, their hearts are broken….prayers are with you and Dana and families..love Diane and Judy and family

  7. Madeline Sanders January 14, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    Sorry Dana and Darla for your loss he was a wonderful man.

  8. Marty (Watkins) Frye January 14, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    Sorry for your loss Darla, your Dad was a gem and a great man. My Love and Prayers are with you and your family.

  9. Penny January 15, 2015 at 12:15 am

    Many hearts ache for all of you. Love is what causes that to be so. When your heart hurts it means you loved him much and will miss him more. God loves all of you much and will take good care of your loved one. Prayers and Lord Bless

  10. Joan Sterling January 15, 2015 at 8:50 am

    Sending sympathy & prayers for the whole family. May God bless you all through this difficult time.

  11. Jim Bogan January 15, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Dana and Darla,

    It’s been a long time since we were in school in Kirklin. You have my deepest sympathy in you loss. May God give you comfort in these sad times.

    Jim Bogan

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