Dallas R. Wicker
November 1938-July 2019
Dallas Ray Wicker was born in West Frankfort, Williamson County, Illinois
5 November 1938. He lived in several states as his parents moved about in Mining Communities in Illinois, Colorado, Kansas and Missouri. He Graduated Johnston City, IL High School and immediately Joined the U. S. Navy. He served on board the USS Saratoga out of Florida and in Washington, DC at the U. S. Naval Security Station. After being honorably discharged he worked for Sears, and as a civilian with the CIA for over 16 years. He then worked for National Bank of Washington, Cooper and Trent Printing, and then started his own Landscaping business, L S Design. He was an active member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA where he served as Lay Leader and Worship Chair for over 10 years and participated in many areas of the church such as the UMM as a chef. He volunteered with Scout Groups and was awarded the God and Service Recognition Award by the United Methodist Church and Boy Scouts of America. As a Scout Leader he was awarded The Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Youth by the National Capital Area Council.
But he loved best serving the People of Friendship United Methodist Church in Falls Church, VA.
Dallas married his best friend, Shirley Bias in August of 1958.
He is survived by Shirley, his two children, Denise Moravitz (Brian), Damond Wicker (Darlene) and his favorite two Grandchildren, Nathan Moravitz and
Claire Moravitz, his brother, Darell Wicker of Bedford, NH, Darell’s wife Pat and their daughter Serena, two other Nieces: Carol Ann McFarland of Benton, IL Sandra Collins of Basehor, KS and one Nephew: Steve Kopetz of Camden Point, MO. He was preceded in death by his Sister, Dorine Kopetz, his brother, Don Wicker and his parents Delbert and Leona Wicker of Benton, IL.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Dallas Wicker to one of the following:
Friendship UMC, 3527 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042, Or to
Fauquier Health Home Care Services, 5 Rock Pointe Lane, Warrenton, VA, 20186 or to:
Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center 360 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA 20186