Paul Cordell Dickerson, 84, of New Castle passed away on the evening of Monday, October 17, 2022 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.

He was born on January 29, 1938 in Clinton County, KY, a son of the late James and Maggie (Malone) Dickerson

Cordell moved with his family from Kentucky to New Castle as a teenager. He was a hard worker and mainly self-employed doing various jobs. He also worked in the oil business out of Louisiana and more recently lawn care and odd jobs in New Castle. Cordell enjoyed watching NASCAR and working on cars.

Those left to cherish his memory include a son, Jeffery (wife: Rebecca) Dickerson; grandchildren, Ashton, Grant and Daniel; siblings, Nadine (husband: Ray) Hacker, Kathleen Willoughby and Ernie Dickerson; special friend, Wilma Reneau and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Dickerson; a brother, Billy Dickerson; two sisters Dorene Young and Rita Dickerson and a nephew, James “Bubba” Dickerson.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm, Monday, October 24, 2022 at Sproles Family Funeral Home in New Castle. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition.

Friends may call from 11 – 1 pm prior to the service on Monday.

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The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Paul Cordell Dickerson.