It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Eddie Dicks announce his peaceful passing at the age of 70 on Wednesday, November 24, 2021at home, surrounded by his loved ones.
Born on November 3, 1951in Sydney, Eddie was the son of the late Thomas and Pearl (White) Dicks.
Eddie was known for his quick wit, charm, sense of humor, as well as for his strength and fearlessness. He had a passion for cars and trucks. In his younger years, Eddie raced his own stock car called the ‘Screaming Demon’ at the local speedway. He was nicknamed, ‘Pretty Boy Eddie’, by his fans at the racetrack and received lots of trophies. Eddie was a successful business owner and driver for his own company, E. Dicks Trucking, for many years. In his later years, Eddie time was spent with his loved ones enjoying life to the fullest.
Eddie leaves behind many to mourn his death, including his daughters, Crystal, Nicole, Laura, Lacey Dicks, Kim Campbell and grandchildren, Dillon Dicks, Mireille Landry, Marielle Landry, Faith-Lynn Dicks, Lilly Dicks and Ciara Dicks. A special mention to ‘Papa’s Boys’, Grayson and Logan Dicks, who were his pride and joy. Eddie is also survived by his brothers, Stan and David Dicks, as well as his sister, Edna McKinnon.
Besides his loving parents, Eddie was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Brandy Lynn Dicks and brothers, Thomas Edward Dicks (infant) and Thomas ‘Sonny’ Dicks.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Edward Dicks will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.) Whitney Pier on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. with the memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment will take place in Loch End Cemetery, Catalone.
Covid protocols will be practiced at the service.
Donations in memory of Edward may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
“Those we love don’t go away
They walk beside us everyday
But always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear”
Deepest condolences to all the family. From: Barbara Brophy
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIZE TO THE DICKS FAMILY ON YOUR LOSE RIP EDWARD From: Farley Huntington
Very sorry for your families loss RIP From: Rose Leahy
It’s been a long time since Eddy and I crossed paths but believe me I remember them. We had a lot of laughs that I will continue to remember. To the family, our thoughts are with you. From: Joe Janega