ALBURGH - Richard Dickie A. Cline, age 69, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.
Dickie was born in St. Albans on October 6, 1948, son of Charles A. Cline and the late Betty (Reynolds) Cline. Dickie married his lifelong partner Sandra (St. Francis) Cline on October 12, 1968. They would have celebrated their 50-year wedding anniversary this year. They made their home in Alburgh in 1992.
Dickie was an avid outdoorsman. He spent lots of time gardening at his and Sandras home. Dickie was a life member of the National Rifle Association and was also a member of the Alburgh Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed target practice while he wasnt in the woods during hunting seasons. Dickie was honorably discharged from the US Navy as a 3rd class Machinist.
Dickie was a hardworking and loving husband, father, brother, son and grandfather to many. Dickie was enjoying retirement, but before he retired he worked many years at Fonda Container, IBM And Loomis Fargo.
Dickie was predeceased by his mother, Betty (Reynolds) Cline.
In addition to his wife Sandra, Dickie leaves his children: Robert Cline, Michael and his wife Jeannie Cline and Robin and her husband Ray Rojas. Brothers: Lynn Cline and George Cline, and a sister Cathy Walker. Dickie was known as Pop to his beloved grandchildren: Harmonie Cline, Anthony Cline, Jacob Cline, Christopher Cline, Paxanne Cline, Jasper Cline, Nicholas Rojas, Faith Joyce, Michelle Cline, Bri-anne Cline, Chelsey Scott, Randy Bluto, Cody Johnson, Dustin Johnson, Dylan Johnson, Katrina Poissant, Kaleigh Tuttle and two great granddaughters: Trinity Johnson and Georgia Phaneuf.
The Cline family would like to thank the Alburgh Rescue for offering their help in Dickies time of need.
A celebration of Dickies life will be held Friday. January 12, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the Missisquoi Abenaki Tribal Council, 100 Grand Ave., Swanton.
For those who wish, contributions in Dickies memory may be made to The American Heart Association, American Cancer Association or The Wounded Warrior Project.
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