Passed peacefully away at home on September 5, 2019, Simon Ricks, aged 74 years. He is predeceased by his parents Simon and Gladys; sisters Joy Vivian, Fay Schmitt and Gloria Kielly; and brother Anthony. Leaving to mourn his wife of 54 years, Maisie (nee Slade); sons Tony (Angela) and Jason (Laura); grandchildren Anna, Laura and Anthony, and Charlie; great granddaughters Faith Brennan and Lily Pittman; siblings Brenda, Sandra (Jerome-deceased), Linda Smith (Cyril), Scott and Rose; siblings in law John (Vivian) Slade, Susie (Thomas-deceased) Milley, Cicely (William-deceased) Pretty, Hilda (George-deceased); David Slade-deceased and Edward peddle (Ethel-deceased); and two close cousins Wallace Tapp and Shirley Hull; also, a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At Simon’s request cremation has taken place. Interment will take place on Wednesday September 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Kenmount Road Anglican Cemetery. Donations in Simon’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.