Mr.Joseph F. Dzikielewski 77, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019, at the NMMC-Tupelo. He was born on October 13, 1942, in Lorain County Ohio to parents Joseph A. Dzikielewski and Sophie (Olewinski) Dzikielewski. He served in the United States Navy. He received his doctoral degree at the University of Alabama with a degree in Health and Physical Education and Recreation. He was a Full Professor of Health and Physical Education at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, TN. He was a member of St. Helen’s Catholic Church in Amory, MS. Survivors include his wife Wanda Guyton Dzikielewski of Nettleton; one sister Joyce Barczyk (John) of Lakeville, MI; two nephews, Matthew Barczyk,Houston, TX; Johnathan Barczyk, Maine: 2 nieces, Kristen Duca, Manhattan, NY: Dr. Amanda Barczyk, Austin,TX: one sister-in-law Sylvia Guyton, Nettleton; one brother-in-law Billy Guyton, Nettleton. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at St. Helen's Catholic Church. Services will be Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 11:00 am at St. Helen's Catholic Church in Amory, MS. Father Tim Murphy will be officiating. Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or St. Helen's Catholic Church in Amory.