John A. Dyson of West Grove

John A. Dyson, 58, of West Grove, died Saturday, Nov. 23, at his residence. He was the husband of Jeanne Bartels Dyson, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage.

Born in Ruston, La., he was the son of Martha Ann Bridger Gates of Tijeras, N.M., and the late Leslie Marion Dyson.

John was a maintenance mechanic at Lincoln University for the past 28 years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and the outdoors.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two sons, Jeffrey A. Dyson and his wife Melissa of Quarryville, and Joseph A. Dyson of Biloxi, Miss.; one daughter, Jayne A. Dyson of West Grove; one brother, Stuart Dyson of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Sue Dyson of Albuquerque, N.M. and Annette Bleakly of Farmington, N.M.; three grandchildren, Alycia, Isabella and John Robert “Jack” Dyson, and many nieces and nephews.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road in West Grove. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be sent to Brandywine River Valley Hospice and Home Care, 121 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363

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