Douglas Dean Dick, Sr., 78, of McPherson, passed away at 9:28 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 while in the company of family members, at Angel Arms.

Doug was born in Beaver, Oklahoma on Dec. 6, 1938, a son of Marie G. (Pauls) and Frank Dick.

Doug attended the Turpin, Oklahoma grade schools and graduated from Turpin High School in 1956. He then attended Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson.

He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church McPherson, Kansas.

Doug worked as a detective for the Reno County Sheriff's Department, was a car salesman in Hutchinson for Bob Bottomley; was owner and operator of Cooper Creek Resort, Campground, and Marina in Branson, Missouri; and later owned a KOA Campground in Castlerock, Colorado.

Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing, Camping and spending time with his friends and family.

Douglas Dean Dick was united in marriage to Ruth Ann Winter on June 15, 1958 at Liberal. The young couple established their first home together in Turpin, Oklahoma.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of over 58 years, Ruth Ann Dick, of McPherson; his son, Douglas D. Dick, Jr., of McPherson; his brothers, Robert Dick and his wife Barbara, of Cheney and Clifford "Butch" Dick and his wife Lenney, of Liberal; other relatives and a host of friends.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Marie Dick; one infant son, Franklin Dick and two infant daughters, Helen Marie Dick and Elizabeth Ann Dick.

Friends are invited to call on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 from 1 p.m., to service time at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, McPherson.

Funeral service will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, McPherson, Kansas, at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 with the Rev. Dale Dumperth officiating.

The final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church or Angle Arms, both of McPherson, and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.