Kyle Curtis Dicken, of Poplar Bluff, passed away, Sunday, January 8, 2012, at the age of 16.

Kyle was born October 31, 1995, in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He was a lifetime resident of Butler County, and was a student at  the Poplar Bluff High School.  He attended the Fellowship Southern Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the orchestra.  He loved playing in the school band, his trombone and tuba, video games, fishing, camping and hunting. 

Kyle is survived by his father James Curtis “J.C.” Dicken, (Rebecca Cox), of Poplar Bluff, his mother, Lenette (Blackwell) Hendrix and step-father Sheldon Hendrix, of Poplar Bluff; grandparents, Curtis and Wanda Dicken of Poplar Bluff, grandmothers, Terry Callender, of Granite City, Ill. and Linda Pickens, Poplar Bluff; 2 sisters, Megan Pulliam and Taylor Praefke, both of Poplar Bluff; brothers, Eric Cobb, Cody Hendrix and Triston Campbell, all of Poplar Bluff; 2 nieces, Nicole Hendrix, Marlie Hendrix and one cousin, Mallory Dicken; uncle Bobby Dicken and wife Jamie.  

He is preceded in death by his brother, Dylane Eugene Campbell.

Visitation for Kyle  will start at 6 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. (noon) Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the church, with Dr. William Vail and Student Pastor Dave McCormack officiating.  Burial will be in the Dicken Cemetery.