HICKS, Dr. Floyd Clinton - Of Port Colborne, passed away peacefully at Northland Pointe on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the age of 86 years.
Dear husband of Alice (nee Hewgill) Hicks, loving father of Gregory (Jill) Hicks of Bedford, Nova Scotia, Trish (Craig) Hogg of Port Colborne and Timothy (Elizabeth) Hicks of Orrville, Ohio.
Dear grandfather of Matthew, Amy, Sarah, Teddy, Hannah, Ryan (Kristen), Alison (Ryan), Graeme (Caitlin), Kieran, Harley (Ashley), Nelson (Jenn) and Sadie (Brad). Loving great grandfather of Emery, Quinn, Jacob, Amelia, Sperry, Charlie Jean, Juniper, Sofia and Patrick.
Brother of Leslie Hicks of Moncton, New Brunswick. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by Aaron Hogg, Edith and Harley Hicks of Hicksville, New Brunswick, and his siblings Lee, Iva, Bertram, Hilda, Zora, Sterling, Gordon and Cecil.
Floyd was born March 6, 1931 in Hicksville, New Brunswick to Edith and Harley Hicks. He married the love of his life in 1957. He graduated from Western Medical School in 1958 and worked as a Family Doctor in Strathroy, Pelee Island, Guelph and Smiths Falls, Ontario. He served as a medical missionary in Burundi, Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Floyd loved the out of doors, fishing, hiking, sailing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Special thanks for the care and compassion shown by the excellent staff at Northland Pointe during the past four years.
Dr. Hicks’ family will receive visitors at the Davidson funeral home, 135 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Wednesday, July 12th from 6 - 8 p.m.
Funeral service will be held at the Rice Road Community Church, 305 Rice Road, Welland, on Thursday, July 13th at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Matthew Wiley officiating. Burial will follow at Bertie Brethren-In-Christ Cemetery, 4943 Church Road, Stevensville.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made to International Child Care Ministries in Canada or Northland Pointe Auxiliary.