Melvin Leon Dickerson, 78, of Wauchula, Fla., died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his residence.
He was born in Fort Meade, Fla., Oct. 30, 1935, and was a resident of Hardee County, Fla., for most of his life.
Melvin had been employed by the Department of Transportation on the center line crew, served in the U.S. Army, and was Seventh-day Adventist.
Survivors include his son, Willie Dickerson of Wauchula; and daughter, Hannah (George) Dickerson Rosenberg and of Wauchula.
Arrangements are by Robarts Family Funeral Homer of Wauchula.