FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Leon E. Dike, 85, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009 at Broward County Hospital.

He was born in Gibson County to Charles Sr. and Carrie (Cuzzort) Dike.

Survivors include brother, Charles (Juanita) Jr. Dike of Princeton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jackie; sisters, Neva Allen, Marjorie “Marge” Mayer, Vivian Woods, Carol “Jean” Stevens; brothers, Don and Vaughn Dike.


Graveside services were at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009 at the South Florida VA National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Fla.

Baird-Case Funeral Home in Tamarac, Fla. handled arrangements.