Robert Dickson

Obituary of Robert Dickson

Dickson: Robert Douglas -

A resident of Chatham, Robert Dickson passed away peacefully at Tilbury Manor with family by his side on January 23, 2023 at the age of 82.

Reunited with his loving wife Carole Dickson. Loving father of Crystal Canniff (Mike) and Shawn Dickson (Alyssa). Beloved Grumps to Piper, Ronan and Sloane Canniff.

As per Robert’s wishes cremation has taken place. Special thanks to the staff at Tilbury Manor for their care and compassion. Robert will be remembered for his colourful sense of humour and surly charm that made him memorable to all who met him.

Donations made in Robert’s name to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at


McKinlay Funeral Home

459 St. Clair Street, Chatham



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