Matthew Thompson Dickey


Matthew Thompson Dickey was born on June 24th, 1954, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Barbara Elizabeth Thompson Dickey and Theodore Ivan Dickey. He attended Queen of the Holy Rosary in Overland Park, Kansas until 3rd grade, at which time his family was transferred to Louisville, Kentucky. In 1967, the family was relocated back to the Olathe, Ks area, where Matt began attending school at Santa Fe Trail Junior High.

Matt graduated from Olathe High School in 1972, and attended the University of Kansas in 1973. Matt married Susan Crawford in December of 1978, and they had one son, Dustin Tyler Dickey, born in August of 1983. At that time, Matt worked for Johnson County Med-Act as a dispatcher. In 1992, Matt moved to Plano, TX and began working for AMSCOuntil 1994, when he moved back to Kansas City, where he settled in Shawnee, Kansas.

Matt is survived by his son, Dustin Dickey of Shawnee, Ks., brother Ted Dickey of Plano, TX and his wife Carolyn, sister Margaret Dickey of Shawnee, Ks., sister Mary Salinas of McKinney, TX, nephews Grant Dickey of Sugarland, TX. and his wife Jessica, Linn Dickey of Houston, TX, Austin Salinas of Houston, TX., Blake Salinas of Crosby, TX. and his wife Yasmin.

A funeral mass will be celebrated by on Monday September 14th at 10:30AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee; Father Gary Pennings celebrant. Private inurnment services will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Olathe.

Arr. McGilley & Hoge Johnson County Memorial Chapel

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