Parents William & Lydia M. Dickison
He worked on several projects with Joseph Lyman Silsbee including the Oakwood Mortuary Chapel.
Retired contractor dies at age of eighty
William Dickison succumbs to long standing heart disease
William Dickison, 80, widely known in Syracuse as a building contractor, died yesterday morning at his home, 647 West Onondaga Street. He has been in poor health from heart trouble for a long time and became critically ill last Monday.
Mr. Dickinson was engaged for many years in the building contracting business in Syracuse. During the latter years of his business life he was in partnership with his sons, H.W. Dickison and Guy B. Dickison under the firm name William Dickison & Sons. He retired from active business about 16 years ago.
He is survived by his wife, the two sons named, and a brother, A. Jefferson Dickison of Pittsburg.
Funeral services will be held from the home Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. H.H. Hadley of St. Paris church will officiate. Masonic services will be conducted at Oakwood chapel by Central City lodge, 305 F. A.M. of which he was the oldest living past master.
Syracuse Herald, Nov. 20, 1921, page 18
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