In loving memory of

Richard C. "Dickie" Dye Jr.
December 8, 1949 - September 19, 2022

Canton - Richard C. "Dickie" Dye Jr., 73, of Canton, passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at his home.
He was born on December 8, 1949, in Mississippi, to Dr. Richard C. Dye Sr. and Marguerite (Hammons) Dye. They preceded him in death along with one brother Howard Dye.
Dickie married Michelle "Micky" Dye on July 11, 1998. She also preceded him in death in 2018.
He is survived by two children, Mollie (BJ) Burkhart of Normal Illinois, and Trey Dye of Mazon Illinois, brother Glenn (Jean) Dye, sister - in - law Shelia Dye, six grandchildren, Alexis, Trey Benjamin, Blake, Madison, Ben, and Brady, and one great grandchild, Arlo.
Dickie was a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked for International Harvester in Canton until its closing. He then worked with his father at his veterinarian Hospital in Canton and later retired from Navistar in Indianapolis. In his younger years he was an avid outdoorsman. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Cardinals. Dickie always loved to have a good time and could generally be found at any of the local watering holes. Most of all he will be remembered for having a big heart and will be missed by all his friends and family.
Cremation rites have been accorded with Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at Josie's Tap in Canton from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
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DAVID R SEPICH \"catt dad \" wrote on Oct 12, 2022:

"God bless, Dickie you are a good man "

Joyce Johnson wrote on Sep 27, 2022:

"Sorry to hear and prayers for you all. "

Janet Edmonds wrote on Sep 22, 2022:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May fond memories and God?s loving words found at 1 Thessalonians 4:14 carry you through and beyond this difficult time of mourning. "

Lisa Zimmerman wrote on Sep 21, 2022:

"I will always remember the times you took us boating & skiing. There was never a dull moment, when you were around. I think of you, Randy & Carl, every time I make Meatza. Rest in Heaven Dickie! You were loved by many & will be missed."

George Meacham wrote on Sep 21, 2022:

"God bless all the Dye family. RIP Dickie. Will always remember your big smile ? "

Janet Edmonds wrote on Sep 21, 2022:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May the God of all comfort and tender mercies comfort and strengthen you through this difficult time of mourning. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4"

Bill & Colleen Juraco wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"I have known Dickie since 1964 and we also took a plane from Chicago to Fort Leonard Wood MO in 1969 after going through the draft board. He always had a smile and a good laugh! Blessings on the family and remember the good times, it will ease the pain of today! God bless, Bill Juraco"

Rev. Robert DeBolt wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"You have my sympathy on Dick?s passing. I met Dick the first time on September 7th, 1969. That was the day he and I were drafted into the Army. We met at the induction center in Chicago. I?m from Metamora, he?s from Canton. When both of you are 19 and half scared to death of what?s next, you want to be around people you know. At that time Canton and Metamora were not that far apart. Blessings! Rev. Bob DeBolt "

Marilyn Anderson wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"RIP Dickie. I\'ve known you since I was very young. Always loved your middle name. Which is what I always called you. You will be miss by many. "

Debora Sheets wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"Rest Easy Dealer, you are with Mickey and many many Friends now! Throw a Pole and Pop a Top! Rest Easy Buddy! Roger and Debbie \"Grove\" Sheets"

Cecilia williams wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"Rest in Peace Dickie and prayers to all of his family. Dick was loved by so many and I will miss his hugs. We will miss Dick very much David (Toad) and Cecilia Auld"

Larry Steach wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"Rest easy, Dealer. You were one of the good ones"

Debbie Downs wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"Always had a smile on his face and would do anything for you. I will miss you dear friend!!!"