David Wayne Dickens, 61, of Shawnee, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in a local hospital.

David Wayne Dickens, 61, of Shawnee, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in a local hospital.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Todd Fisher officiating.

Visit www.ibcshawneee.org for livestreaming of the service.

David was born June 13, 1957, in Watonga, Oklahoma, to Lawrence and Daisy (Rainey) Dickens. He attended Moore Schools, Seminole Jr. College, Rose State, and Southern Nazarene University. David served in the United States Coast Guard. On June 28, 1975, he married Pamela Been in Moore, Oklahoma. He worked as a trainer for OGandE, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the Gideons. He lived in Shawnee for 36 years.

David was preceded in death by his father and his older brother, Richard.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela, of the home; daughter: Heather Lenz; two sons: Christopher Dickens and Joshua Dickens; five grandchildren; mother: Daisy Dickens two brothers: Doug Dickens and Steve Dickens and sister: Cathy Evans.