BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office announced the dead of Chaplain Dennis Dickey Friday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, Dickey died early Friday morning at home. The sheriff's office says Dickey was heavily involved with the sheriff's office, often checking in on employees and riding with deputies, listening to them.

“He helped them to have greater expressions of thought and emotions related to both personal and professional experiences of trauma and grief.  He spoke gently and offer words of wisdom and hope. May God’s grace and mercy abound and keep us all during this period of bereavement.” 

-Sheriff Alfonzo Williams


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