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J.L. Dicks

July 17, 1941 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

J.L. Dicks Obituary

Mr. Joseph L. “J.L.” Dicks, 82, of Lake City went to meet Jesus on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center. A native and lifelong resident of Lake City, he was the son of the late Francis Joseph and Katherine Harden Dicks. J.L. was a successful businessman and loved spending time with his family. He loved to go riding and cruising pine trees, fishing, going out to eat, watching the Florida Gators, and was a Deacon at Hopeful Baptist Church since 1966. He was preceded in death by his wife Lottie Dicks in 2007.


Mr. Dicks is survived by his wife, Pat Wrin Dicks; children, Bruce Dicks (Tara), Joye Ballard (Jeff), Julie Bielling (Jered), and Jay Dicks; grandchildren, John Wesley, Andrew (Lindsey), Abegail and Matthew Ballard, Zach Dicks, Jace and Jenna Bielling, and Whitney Dicks; great grandson, Alexander Ballard; stepchildren, Dana and Andy Wrin; step grandchildren, Owen and Gracie Weekley, Ashleigh and Ally Wrin; brothers, Harry (Patsy) Dicks and Leonard (Janice) Dicks.


Funeral services for Mr. Dicks will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Hopeful Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Young and Rev. Larry Sweat officiating. Interment will follow at Hopeful Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Hopeful Baptist Church on Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center, 6037 West US HWY 90, Lake City, FL 32055 or Gideons International-Lake City Camp, P.O. Box 1805, Lake City, FL 32056. 

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January 26, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopeful Baptist Church
289 SE Hopeful Drive
Lake City, FL 32025

Funeral Service
January 27, 2024

11:00 AM
Hopeful Baptist Church
289 SE Hopeful Drive
Lake City, FL 32025

Interment following funeral service
January 27, 2024

12:00 PM
Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery


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