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Fred Dickey Jr. — President

Fred Dickey, Jr. began his career in funeral service during high school working as a driver and attendant at Nieto Funeral Home in 1968. After graduating from J.W. Nixon High School in 1969, he attended Commonwealth College of Science where he graduated as a licensed funeral director.

In 1971, Fred went to work for Cage-Mills Funeral Directors in Corpus Christi before moving back to Laredo to work for Joe Jackson-Heights Funeral Chapel as a funeral director and embalmer in 1972. In 1975, he went to work for Jackson Funeral Home as an Assistant Manager and worked his way up to Manager of both Jackson Funeral Home in Laredo and Jackson Chapel in Zapata. In 1991, Fred purchased Nieto Funeral Home and, in 2007, purchased Buitron Funeral Home, changing the name to Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services.

Fred was a Charter board member of Laredo Crimestoppers in 1980. He served on the board of Trustees of First Assembly of God from 1983 to 1986, and 2001 to 2005. He now attends Grace Bible Church. Fred is married to his high school sweetheart, Sadie, and has three children, Fred, Christy and Sara. When not working, he enjoys playing guitar and watching Texas Longhorns football.

Sadie Dickey — Secretary/Treasurer

A graduate of J.W. Nixon High School and Laredo Community College, Sadie spent 37 years working for the United States government. A large part of her government career was spent with the U.S. Customs Service, until she became part of the Department of Homeland Security in 2005. After retiring in 2008, Sadie joined Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services.

A lifelong native of Laredo, Sadie is a wife and mother of three. She attends Grace Bible Church.

Fred Dickey, III — Vice President

A second generation Funeral Director, Fred joined the family business as a Licensed Funeral Director upon graduation from San Antonio College, School of Mortuary Science. His civic involvement includes an active member of the South Texas Funeral Directors Association as well as the Laredo Rotary International. Fred and his wife, Yesenia, are members of the Laredo First Assembly of God. When he is not busy serving the Laredo families, Fred enjoys mixed Martial Arts, running as well as strength training,

Raul Villegas, Jr. — Funeral Director

Raul Villegas, Jr. has been employed with Nieto-Dickey Funeral Home for the past 26 years. The Laredo native is a 1982 graduate of J.W. Nixon High School and a 1986 graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service.

Raul resides in Laredo with his wife of nine years. He has one daughter, Marilyn, and three sons, Raul, David and Danny, and is the proud grandfather of three grandsons and one granddaughter.

Amy Cantu — Secretary

Amy has been a member of the Fred Dickey family for over 8 years. A native of Laredo, Amy graduated from Martin High School and is a certified Insurance Pre-Need Agent.

Sandra "Sandy" Sifuentes — Administrator

Sandy has assisted in serving the families of Fred Dickey as an office manager, pre-need agent, funeral director assistant and an administrator. She is a member of the Iglesia Cristiana Emmanuel. Sandy and her husband, Gerardo, have one son. In her free time, Sandy avidly enjoys cooking and spending time with her family as well as traveling to the beach.

Yesenia Dickey — Family Service Specialist

Yesenia, a native of Laredo, graduated from Texas A&M International University and has been a member of the Fred Dickey family for over two years. Yesenia and her husband, Fred (Dickey, III), attend Laredo First Assembly of God. In her free time, Yesenia enjoys gardening and baking.