David Dickerson

  • Born: December 16, 1941
  • Died: January 10, 2020
  • Location: Holland, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464

Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family

David Dickerson, age 78 of Holland passed away peacefully Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Vista Springs Holland Meadows of dementia.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Guyla; their son Steven J. and Amy Dickerson; his grandsons and great grandson: Thomas and Jodi Dickerson (Isaac) and Peter and Heather Dickerson; sisters-in-law: Janna and Richard Palmbos, Debra and Calvin Diekema and Dawn and Dirk Beukema.

Dave was born in Galesburg, IL to Larry and Lorraine Dickerson. He attended Galesburg High School, graduated from Eastern Illinois University and received a master's degree of Art from University of Michigan. He taught art at the Holland Junior High School for 15 years, retiring to own and operate Holland Screen Print for 30 years. He enjoyed his sailboat, he taught sailing at Macatawa Yacht Club and was an avid deer hunter.

His memory will be cherished by family, friends and business acquaintances.

Visitation will be from 11am-12 noon Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland with the funeral service to follow at noon. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland. www.yntemafh.com

Condolence & Memory Journal


We are so sorry about the loss of Dave. Please accept our condolences at this time. - Troy, Cindi & Ian Schindlbeck (Cultural Resource Technologies)

Posted by Troy Schindlbeck - Spring Lake, MI - Friend   January 13, 2020

I was very sad to hear that Dave passed a away. He was my favorite teacher in junior high. Dave was my friend. And the best art teacher i ever had. I will miss dave very much. I am sad today I will keep Dave's family in our prays.

Posted by ronald biolette - holland, MI   January 13, 2020

Guyla, Steve & Amy -- So very sorry to hear of Dave's passing. We were very fortunate to have gotten to know him during the years of living on 32nd street. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Chuck & Deb VanFaasen - Hamilton, MI - Neighbor   January 13, 2020

Mr. Dickerson was my favorite teacher in 7th grade at E.E. Fell Junior High School. Dave was a kind and inspiring ART teacher.
From the Class of 1970 HHS...condolences

Posted by John Oudman    January 12, 2020

Guyla Sorry to here of Dave passing. We were great friend all through school.

Posted by Barry Wainer - Galesburg, IL - Friend   January 12, 2020

Steve and Amy, we are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts.

Posted by Cathy Lau - Louisville, KY - Friend   January 11, 2020

Stan and I are so sorry for your loss. Dave was always so pleasant and encouraging to be around here at the Lake. He will be missed.

Posted by Mary Ann Hagemeyer - Fountain, MI - Friend   January 11, 2020

Steve & Amy - I am so sorry to read of your dad's passing, he was a very nice man and great art teacher! You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Sally Anderson - Holland, MI - Friend   January 11, 2020

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