R. Dennis Dieckman, 71, of Buena Vista, formerly of Michigan, passed away on July 27, 2018, of cancer.

R. Dennis Dieckman, 71, of Buena Vista, formerly of Michigan, passed away on July 27, 2018, of cancer.

Dennis was born Jan. 27, 1947, in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was a beloved son of William R. and Marian (Hollister) Dieckman.

He is survived by sisters Janine Waling of Latrobe, Pa, and Sharon Beth of Springfield, Mo., as well as by nieces and nephews.

Dennis was a veteran of Air Force Intelligence Operations with two tours of duty in Vietnam. A founding member of the American and International Billiard Cuemakers Associations, Dennis was inducted into the ICA Hall of Fame in 2008. Dennis was honored to have his cues placed in the Smithsonian Institution.

The family wishes to give special thanks to the following caregivers: Jamison (“the son I never had”), Sandra, Clifton and Barry, Cindy, Mercedes, Christina, Theresa, and Holly.

May he now find peace.

Arrangements were handled by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

 

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