Kinney Dickhute

Obituary of Kinney Dickhute

Kinney Edward Dickhute, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was born on October 30, 1938, in West Plains, MO. 

He graduated from Longville High School in 1956. He proudly served in the U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged.  He received his Bachelor's degree and Master’s degree from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA.  He worked at McNeese State University as the Purchasing Agent until August, 1977.  He worked as the Assistant Director of Purchasing at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA.  He retired from Louisiana State University after 22 years in 1998. 

Preceded in death by his Parents: Lavergne W. and Anna Owen Dickhute; beloved wife of 51 years: Lois Ross Dickhute; Son: Barry G. Dickhute; Brother: Keith Dickhute; and Sister: Ellen Blankenship.

Surviving are Son & Daughter in Law: Brian C. & Renee B. Dickhute of Buford, GA; Son: Robert J. Dickhute of Georgetown, TX; and Son & Daughter in Law: Brett K. & Stephanie C. Dickhute of Greenwell Springs, LA; Brother & Sister in Law: Donald & Diane Dickhute of Alexandria, VA; Sister: Ruth Taylor of Dry Creek, LA; Brother: Kenneth Dickhute of San Antonio, TX; and Sister and Brother in Law: Patsy & James Carpenter of Dry Creek, LA. Six grandchildren: Morgan D. Batson of Flowery Branch, GA, Kathleen R. Dickhute of Gainesville, GA, Christopher B. Dickhute of Buford, GA, Anna-Marie Duracher of Amite, LA, Madison B. Dickhute and Reagan L. Dickhute of Greenwell Springs, LA; Great grandsons: Hampton B. Batson and Hutson B. Batson of Flowery Branch, GA; Great granddaughters: Sofia Rose Duracher and Ariana Michelle Duracher of Amite, LA.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 3, at Barentine Cemetary in Longville, LA, at 11:00 AM. If inclement weather becomes a factor, the service will be held at the Labby Memorial Funeral Home chapel in DeRidder, LA.  Dr. Christopher Ross will be officiating, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home.