PETER J. DICK
MISSION — Peter J. Dick, 88, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at his residence in Mission. Born in Ontario, Canada, Peter Dick moved his family to McAllen, Texas in 1956. Known as “Paperclip Pete” he was owner of Dick Office Supply and active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mission, Texas. Born a farm boy, at times Peter was considered a rebel by his family and friends, he became a self-made entrepreneur and world traveler. Peter never forgot his fellow-man. He was always a steadfast and selfless servant to God and community, always seizing any opportunity to lend a helping hand. The family of Peter J. Dick would like to extend their deepest gratitude to family, friends and community for their kindness, presence, love and support shown to him during his time on this Earth.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen Dick; daughter Carol Ralston Stokes; grandchildren Peter (Janete) Ralston, Jacob (Carolyn) Ralston, Michael (Carmen) Stokes, Kathryn Ralston and 6 great grandchildren.
Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2016 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.