William “Robert” Dickinson, 94, of Spiro, OK passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Spiro. Robert was born January 31, 1927 in Shady Point, OK to Jack & Gladys (Jones) Dickinson. He graduated from Panama High School in 1945. With WWII going on, Robert joined the military and served in the Army. After returning stateside, he continued his education at Eastern State College and Northeastern State College, where he finished with a Master's degree. Robert began his career at Pocola, OK in 1950, where he was employed as a teacher, coach, principal, and superintendent. He loved teaching and enjoyed his students. Robert retired from Pocola Schools after 36 years and enjoyed fishing and gardening for many years. Robert was also an active Sunday School teacher and deacon at Spiro First Baptist Church for a number of years. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Corrine Sperber and her husband Bernard.
Survivors include his wife Lorane; daughter & son in law, Phyllis & Jerry Killion; grandchildren, Brent Robert & Shontel Daniel, Lori & David Bigley; great grandchildren, Kenzie & Dalton Summers, Brittany Daniel; nephew, Michael Sperber & wife Becky; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services were February 23, 2021 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau with Jerry Killion officiating.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Jon & Amanda Davis, 20123 Sehorn St., Spiro, OK 74959. Private family services were held due to Covid. Thank you for understanding.
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