William "Billy" J. Dickinson of Cole Rd, West Valley, passed away on Thursday, January 4th, 2018, at Hospice Buffalo in Cheektowaga, NY at the age of 57.
He was born on December 11th, 1960 in Queens, NY to William E. and the late Patricia (Conroy) Dickinson. He graduated with a Masters Degree in teaching.
Billy taught and coached at Springville Griffith Institute and West Valley Schools. Coaching was Billy's passion and he coached football, baseball and softball.
He is survived by his father: William (Irene) Dickinson of Hazlet, NJ; his wife: Amy (nee Zintl) Dickinson of West Valley, whom he married in 1991 in Clarence, NY; his children: William J. "Billy" (Emma Grabek) Dickinson ; Caroline Dickinson; and Jaime Dickinson, all of West Valley; his siblings: Jeanne Dickinson of Leonardo, NJ; Kelly (Chris) Moran of Leonardo, NJ; Geri (Steve) Lowney of Long Branch, NJ; Patty (Tom) Markey of Colonia, NJ; Tracey (Bobby) Klatt of Atlantic Highlands, NJ. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his mother.
Friends may call Monday, January 8, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home- 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 9 at 10 AM at St. Aloysius Church, Springville.