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Dickie Bettis

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Date published: 10/24/2013

Dickie Bettis

Retired Virginia National Guard Master Sgt. Robert A. "Dickie" Bettis, 64, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Bettis was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He had retired from Southland. Mr. Bettis was the owner and operator of Bob's Carwash. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a loving husband, father and friend to all.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Dixie S. Bettis; daughter Teresa Seay and husband John of Spotsylvania County; parents John and Pamelia Bettis of Spotyslvania; mother-in-law Ida M. Sanders of Snell; and two granddogs, Lexie and Chip.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, Box 408, Thornburg, VA 22565.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.