Dickens, Lynn (Jerry)

Lynn (Jerry) Dickens, 86, of Leesburg, Fla., died Jan. 17, 2014, following a short illness.

Jerry was born May 23, 1927, in Weston, Mich., the son of the late Lynn and Doris Dickens. He graduated from Morenci High School and was a long time Morenci resident until moving to Leesburg.

Jerry was a avid collector of pottery and antiques, and for many years operated J & M Orchard on Weston Road where his apples, cider and peaches were in great demand.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Dickens; his son Michael (and Lisa) Dickens, his daughters Cynthia Bair, Melinda (and Kevin) Wagner; grandchildren Taylor and Ian Dickens, Stefanie Thiessen and Nathan Bair,  and Lynsey Dickens;  great grandchildren Erin and Andrew Thiessen; and his sister Natalie (Joan) St. Clair.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his son Jerry (Butch) Dickens in 2006.