Born August 26, 1932, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving children on June 1, 2018.
Lloyd was born in Valleyfield, Newfoundland and as a boy moved to several Newfoundland communities with his family as they pursued business opportunities, most notably the operation of the Gambo Hotel in the pre-confederation days. A teenager at the time, Lloyd became enthralled with politics, public policy and humanitarianism. This began as he listened to the arguments in favor of confederation made by Joseph R. Smallwood, then a resident of the Gambo Hotel, around the hotel dining table. After high school, he trained as a Radio Technician at the Radio College of Canada in Toronto (and often mentioned that he saw every Toronto Maple Leafs Game while he was there). His professional life, in radio and other business ventures, was soon superseded by his strong desire to play a more significant role in the well-being of his beloved Newfoundland and Labrador. Thus in 1963 he began a 30 year career, firstly as a Magistrate and then in 1974 as a Judge of The Provincial Court. In that same year, with great determination and persuasion he founded and became the first President of the Canadian Association of Provincial Court Judges. The Association continues to exist today in support of the provincial bench across Canada. He regarded this as his crowning professional legacy.
More importantly, he became a model family man with his wife of 59 years, Eileen, his four children and ten grandchildren. Over the years Lloyd embraced many roles, an advocate, a supporter, a listener, an advisor, a protector and a mentor. He continued his lifelong love of radio as a Ham Radio Operator. He was a tireless supporter of the Anglican Church as well as many charitable causes. He lived his life with a quiet but confident determination allowing him to bring many admirable goals to fruition, helping many people along the way.
Predeceased by his wife Eileen, December 2016, parents Alice and Lewis Wicks, sisters Annie, Pearl and Patsy, brothers Eric and Gordon.
Leaving to mourn his son Brad (Donna); Grandchildren Hilary, Spencer and Justin. Daughter Valerie (Fraser); Grandchildren Charlotte and Nathan Genge; Daughter Pamela (Everard); Grandchildren Matthew, Alexandra and Victoria Stanford; Daughter Sandra (Peter); Grandchildren Nicholas and Elizabeth Hoyles; Sister-in-law Vera Blagg (David); many nieces and nephews from the Knee, Blackwood, Nichol and Wicks families.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation Sunday, June 3, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service to take place on Monday June 4th, 2018 at 11 a.m. from The Church of St. Mary the Virgin. Inurnment at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and The Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The peace of God which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds
through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 7
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Inurnment at a later date.