Charles Dickson

Charles Fred Dickson, age 73 of Frankfort, passed away Tuesday July 1, 2014 at his residence. Charles was born on October 19, 1940 in Detroit, Mich., to the late Thomas and Julia Porter Dickson.

Charles was a retired Detroit Police Officer and was the retired Director of Security for Detroit Medical Center.

Charles is survived by the following: children, Kim Asher and her husband, Allen, of Harrodsburg, Keith Dickson and his wife, Annette, of Detroit, Mich., and Karen Brown and her husband, Donnie, of Frankfort; and two brothers, James and Jerry Dickson both of Texas. Charles is also survived by three grandchildren, Jeremy Thompson, Houston Brown and C. Grant Brown; seven step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 

Besides his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Freda Sutherland Dickson; one son, Thomas Christopher Dickson; and one sister, Diane Roy.

Funeral services for Charles Fred Dickson will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Clark Legacy Center in Frankfort. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Frankfort. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Clark Legacy Center in Frankfort. Casket bearers will be Houston Brown, Grant Brown, Jeremy Thompson, Donnie Brown, Allen Asher and Keith Dickson. Condolences may be left online at

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  • Kim, Karen, Keith and families-

    I couldn't be there for either of your parents, and I hadn't seen either of them in years, but please know that I am thinking of you all and the heartache you must be enduring during these difficult times.

    Your cousin, Billie-Jo