George passed away Friday, Dec. 7, surrounded by his family. He was born in Reardan, Wash. on Feb. 22, 1938 to Joseph and Eva Dickinson. George worked in the lumber industry, operated orchards and retired from driving school bus for the Okanogan School District in 2018. George Married Mickie (Nessly) Files in 1960 and together they raised five children. George met Bonnie Erickson in 2004 and lived out the rest of his life with her and her five children.
George was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Carl, Richard and Joseph; and his sister, Jeanette. George is survived by his sisters, Ellen, Joan, Deanna and Doris; his children, Anthony (Diana), Joseph, Terry (Sharma) Tom (Patti), and Lea; his companion, Bonnie and her children, Cody, John, Joe, Jake and Shaun; 10 grandchildren, Jessica, Mathew, Aaron, Ethan, Kana, Steven, Jasmine, Dominic, Raini, Hayden and Sara; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.
George’s family will be hosting a celebration of life in the spring of 2019. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Regency in Omak and the Staff at Mid-Valley Hospital for their kindness and compassion towards our father.
Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and the Okanogan County Crematory is caring for the arrangements.