Mr. James Ralph Dickinson, age 73 of Winfield, in the Gum Thicket community, passed away on Sunday, July 26th 2015, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.V. and Cilla Angie Hawkins Dickinson, sisters, Bonnie Dickinson Wates, Eunice Estelle Stive, and Lillian Kronjaeger, a brother, Haskell Dickinson, and a baby sister, Mary Lou Dickinson. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mrs. Linda Robbins Dickinson, 3 daughters, Angie (Dennis) Hallmark, Lisa (Dale) Kilgore, and Robin (Ricky) Nelson, grandchildren, Charity Hallmark (Lee Carter), Keshia (Corey) Tucker, Zach Kilgore, Makayla Dickinson, Jagger Dickinson, and Alexya Nelson, 5 great grandchildren, Makenna, Isabella, Adaleigh, Kenzley, and Kyran, 2 sisters, Daisy Earlene Kimbrell and Patricia "Pat" (Bill) Doss, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28th, from The Shepherd's Field Church with burial to follow in the New Hope Cemetery. Dr. Larry Joe Wates and Bro. Ronnie Elmore will officiate. The visitation will be from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. (service time) on Tuesday at The Shepherd's Field Church. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Alabama, 1315 US Hwy 43 Winfield, AL. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Dickinson family.