Born In: Scott's Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: June 26th, 1924
Passed in: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: April 27th, 2012
DYKENS, Dexter Wilson – 87, Kentville passed away Friday April 27, 2012 in Evergreen home for special care. Born on June 26, 1924 in Scott’s Bay he was a son of the late Wylie and Clara (Tupper) Dykens. Dexter served in WWII in England, France, Belgium and Holland. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Kings Branch 6 Kentville. Dexter liked bowling and playing darts and while at Evergreen he enjoyed Bingo and playing cards. Dexter is survived by his wife of 57 years, Frances (Tupper); sons Hollis, Toronto, Andrew (Sheri Legge), Cambridge; sisters Leora Carey, Kentville, Edith Ritchie, Ohio; brothers Leslie (Myrna), Scott’s Bay, Arthur (Julia), Canning; grandchildren Tara and Tyler. Besides his parents Dexter was predeceased by sisters Dorothy Huntley, Cora Barkhouse; brother Theodore. Dexter’s family would like to thank all the staff of Evergreen Home for Special Care for all their love, support, care and special attention given to Dexter. Thank you to Marilyn and Ed Barkhouse – Bless You. Cremation has taken place. By request there will be no visitation or funeral service. There will be a family burial at a later date. Donations in memory of Dexter may be made to Evergreen Home for Special Care. Arrangements under the care and direction of Serenity Lindsay Funeral Home, 568 Main Street, Wolfville, NS B4P 1E7. Donations or condolences may be sent to the above address or by visiting: www.serenitylindsayfuneralhome.ca.