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Bill Dicks Celebrating 90th Birthday


Jean and Bill Dicks

Widefield resident Bill Dicks is celebrating his 90th birthday, today, July 25, 2018.

He was born July 25, 1928 in Carbon, Iowa. He was the third of seven children.

He dropped out of school when he was 13 to work in his dad's coal mine. He volunteered, along with several other family members, to serve in World War II in the Army.

After WWII, he ran heavy equipment and played music on the side to earn extra money. When you can play any stringed instrument, you can put on quite a show.

After marrying Jean (Sample) Dicks and having three kids, he completed his GED and finished s...

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