Services for Howard L. Dickson, a 7-Eleven store owner in Perry Hall, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.
Mr. Dickson, who was 59, died Saturday after an apparent heart attack at his home in Towson.
He owned the convenience store franchise in Perry Hall since 1974.
He was active in the Perry Hall community as a member of a business committee dedicated to the widening of Belair Road and as an American Cancer Society volunteer.
He was a board member of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Dickson was named Baltimore County Rotarian of the Year in 1991, and he was a former president of the Kingsville Rotary Club. He also had belonged to Rotary clubs in Dundalk and Pikesville.
In 1972 and 1973, he owned Ken's Holabird Liquors in Dundalk.Earlier, he owned Dunkin Donuts franchises in Reisterstown and Randallstown.
A native of Beaver Falls, Pa., he was reared in Dundalk and graduated from Patterson Park High School.
He is survived by his wife, the former Charlotte Tolson; two daughters, Dorsey Dickson of Plantation, Fla., and Keely Luby of Aberdeen; two sons, Jeffrey Dickson of Westminster and Shawn Dickson of Chase; a brother, Lee Dickson of Morgan Hills, Calif.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.