Thomas S. Dickerson

Born: Sat., May 3, 1947
Died: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Roy W. Barber Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Thomas Stewart Dickerson of Olney, Maryland passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 after his long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Tom was born on May 3rd 1947, in Washington D.C. to the late Paul and Marie (Hall) Dickerson. Tom a life-long parishioner of Saint Mary’s in Rockville and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a proud graduate from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, where he played football, basketball, and ran track. He graduated in 1966, but remained a dedicated Falcon for life. His life-long passion for sports lead him to coaching youth football in the RFL and at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.

He loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He treasured his time golfing, being near the water, sport fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, and hunting on the Potomac River. He will be most remembered for his commitment and dedication to his family, friends, and coaching. He was known for having a heart of gold and always put others before himself.

Tom is survived by his wife of almost 50 years: Andrea (King) Dickerson; Father of Todd Dickerson, Kyle Dickerson, and Ashley Dickerson; Father-in-law to Margaret Dickerson (Todd’s wife); Grandfather of Kyley, Makayla, Trent, Payton, Reese, and Addison Dickerson.Brother to Theresa Rickhy and Deborah Durham.

Friends may visit at Barbers Funeral home on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm. A mass of Christian burial will be offered at St. Mary’s Catholic in Rockville, Maryland, located at 520 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20852, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School Falcon Fund.

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Ken and Linda Stone
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Kyle and family we are saddened to hear about your father passing away. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your children. Ken and Linda Stone

Janet Stewart
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Dear Dickerson Family,

I worked with Tom for many years at MLC/ePlus. I am so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a good friend and co-worker. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Janet Stewart

Alan Frank
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Andy - so sorry for the loss of your husband
Todd, Kyle and Ashley- sorry for the loss of your dad.
He must have been a very special dad (along with your mom) bringing up 3 great kids.

Marshall Bo Mundy
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
We extend our deepest sympathies to Andy and her family for their loss. I spent a lot memorable time in my early life with Tom and our mutual friends in Rockville. Later in life we always enjoyed running into each other and just catching up. He was so proud of his family. Rest In Peace my friend. You are greatly missed.

Elaine Lambert
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
I wanted to express my heartfelt condolences to all of the Dickerson family. Death is the hardest thing we have to deal with in life. I know my words can’t change anything and can do little to ease the pain you are feeling, so I pray that the God of comfort calm your hearts and help you heal. (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) Lean on Him in the days to follow. One way that God comforts us today is by moving people who care about us to give us words of encouragement that we need to hear. For the Bible’s answers to questions about grief and death please visit

Carole Day
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to all the Dickerson family. He was a good man and raised a wonderful family. We will always remember the fun of our sons being on his St. Mary's football team and winning championships under his guidance, as well as gaining the love of football. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this hard time of his passing.

Bob Clark
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
To Andy, Todd, Kyle, Ashley and the grandchildren, our deepest condolences on your loss. And to Tom: we met the very day in 1958 that Our Lady of Good Counsel High School opened. So many special events, memories and sentiments we shared like brothers over these 60+ years are fondly remembered. Our hearts are heavy here, but I will not say goodbye to my fellow Falcon, instead to my fellow Falcon, we will always love you and Rest In Peace my friend, until we meet again!!

Tim Joliet
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Tom was a classmate and a really nice guy. In High School where bullies abound, he was nice to everyone. We were in many classes together. I never saw him do or say a mean thing. He was nice to everyone. I am so very for his family and friends.

George Melchor
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Dear Dickerson family, my deepest condolences. May God nurture and comfort you during these difficult times.
I knew Tom as a fellow classmate and have great respect for his dedication and love.
God blesss you, George Melchor 1966 🙏❤️🙏

Pauline Miller
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Coach Todd I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Praying for you and your family.

Erik Schielke
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019

I’ve been meaning to get in contact but this certainly wasn’t how I expected to track you down. I’m very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences for you and your family. Drop me a line whenever you want at

Curtis and Sandy McCrary
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
We knew Tom from the Memorex days. He was always a consummate professional and decent human being. Our sincere condolences to Andie and the family for the loss of a truly fine man.

I-Ming Clark
   Posted Sun February 24, 2019
In addition to Bob Clark’s sentiment, I want to personally give thanks to Tom for getting Bob into coaching football, starting with the St. Mary’s team in Rockville 20+ years ago and then at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Tom and Andy always have a special place in my heart for their friendship and kindness from day one. I will always remember Tom’s smile and his strength in fighting his toughest fight. With all my love!

Angie Hall Dewey
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019
I was so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. It has been many years since I last saw him. Prayers for comfort during this very difficult time. My mother, Ruth Hall sends her condolences and love to the family.

Jim Allnutt
   Posted Tue February 26, 2019
Very sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. He and his family lived just a few doors up the street from me in Rockville. His twin Terry was a good friend and I am praying for her and the rest of the family. Bless all of your Hearts.

   Posted Tue February 26, 2019
We send our deepest sympathies in this time of sorrow. May his memories and love fulfill your days ahead and keep you comforted.

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