Linda Dickson 1943-2013

MECCA – Linda Dickson, 69, of Mecca, died at 2:34 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at her home after a long battle with cancer.

She was born Aug. 29, 1943, in Montgomery, W.Va., the daughter of the late Eugene and Roberta Skaggs Campbell.

Linda was a 1961 high school graduate of Niles McKinley High School and also was a member of the Bristolville Church of the Brethren.

She loved the outdoors, and in her earlier years, fished and hunted with her father and husband. She was an avid camper.

Linda, along with her late husband, Mont Scott Dickson, owned and operated Monty’s Mosquito Lake Carryout in Mecca for the last 33 years.

Survivors include her sister, Eugenia E. “Jeanie” (John) Debelak of Mineral Ridge; her brother, Randall W. Campbell of Bristolville; her nieces and nephews, Kimberly (Anthony) Biegacki of Howland, Linda (Charles) Lee of Mineral Ridge, Rebecca Joy Campbell of Seattle, Wash., Megan Renee Campbell of Tacoma, Wash., Daniel Eugene Campbell of Tacoma, Scott Campbell of Bristolville, Michael (Amber) Hayslett of Howland, Mont (Amy) Hayslett of Delaware, Ohio, and Misty (Jason) Gillis of Champion; three great-nephews, Ryan, Brendan, and Noah Lee, all of Mineral Ridge; and four other great-nieces and -nephews.

Linda is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Robbie (Lois) Dickson of Champion, Becky (James) Hayslett of Warren and Fred (Jean) Dickson of Warren.

Her husband, Mont Scott Dickson, preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 2003; they were united in marriage on July 25, 1963.

Other than her parents and her husband, her brother, Robert J. Campbell, is also deceased.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bristolville Church of the Brethren, 6410 Thompson Clark Road, where Pastor Fred Keener will celebrate Linda’s life.

Family and friends may gather from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.

Linda will be laid to rest next to her husband in West Mecca Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland.

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