Dick Tankersley age 70 of Dunnellon died on December 6, 2018 in the Hospice of Citrus County.
He was born on January 19, 1948 to Thomas and Beulah Tankersley in Belle Glade, FL. Dick served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and then worked as a Law Enforcement Officer for State of Florida Department of Corrections. Dick and Alma lived in Citrus Springs, Florida.
Dick is survived by his Wife, Alma Nell Tankersley, Daughter, Ellen Jo Cortese(Rowland), Son, Coogan Scott Tankersley, Sister, Debbie Peaden, Grandson, Anthony Dalton Cortese, Granddaughter, Katelin Nicole Cortese, Grandson, Jaron Cordele Cortese, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018, 12:00 in the Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon Chapel, 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Interment will follow in Florida National Cemetery.