Ronald Earle Hicks, 89, of Havelock,
passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Moncton Hospital. Born in
Havelock, he was the son of the late Donald and Irene (Atkinson)
After graduating from the former Havelock High
School in 1948 he graduated as a motor mechanic from Technical school.
He worked for Dryden motors as a mechanic, and then Canada Cement
Lafarge for over 45 years, beginning as a physical tester in the
laboratory, moving on to welding, then retiring as a machinist. He was
a faithful member of the Havelock United Baptist Church, serving in
the past as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Trustee and Tyro Leader.
Ronald was a founding member of the Havelock Flying Club, and over 48
year volunteer with the Havelock Fire Department. A quiet, thoughtful
man, he was always willing to fix almost anything in his shop when a
neighbor came calling.
Ronald is survived and sadly missed by
his beloved wife of 38 years, Ruby (Keith-Thorne); step-children, Wade
(Janet) Thorne, Angie (Norman) Mitton, Kerry (Nancy) Thorne, Julie
(Vic) Loewen, Shelley (Rob) Northorp, Robin (Anne-Marie) Thorne; 15
grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brother, Brian (Jennifer)
Hicks, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Ronald was
predeceased by his brother, Alan (Margaret), and a niece,
Arrangements are in care of The
Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800). A Celebration of Ronald’s
Life will be held at The Havelock United Baptist Church and will be
announced when Covid restrictions ease. Interment will be in Greenhill
If desired, memorials to the Havelock
United Baptist Church or the Greenhill Cemetery Fund would be
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Ronald Hicks 19312021..
Décès pour la Ville: Salisbury, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick