William Uriah (Roy) Dicks

April 5, 1936 to August 18, 2018


Passed peacefully away surrounded by family at the Health Sciences Centre, on August 18, 2018, William Uriah (Roy) Dicks, aged 82 years.

Predeceased by parents Uriah and Frances Dicks; brother Frank Dicks; grandson Christian Dicks; parents in-law Josephine and John Peterson, and brothers in-law Barry Peterson and Anthony Peterson.

Leaving to mourn his loving wife Marie of 58 years; children Gary (Linda), Craig (Elizabeth) and Allison Adams (Paul); grandchildren Brandon (Alycia), Kirsten, Coady, Alisha, Kalen (Rebecca), Matthew Adams and Nicholas Adams; great-grandchildren Christian and Ava; brother Thomas Dicks (Jean); brothers in-law Sterling (Yvonne), Glen (Teresa) and Roy (Paula); sisters in-law Susie (George) Winter and Goldie (Roy) Adam; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Thank you to the doctors and nurses at 5 South A at the Health Sciences Centre, as well as Rev. Amanda Taylor for their care and support.

Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday, August 20 from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, August 21 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.; and Wednesday, August 22 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Funeral service will be held from St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove, on Wednesday, August 22 at 2 p.m. with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery, Bauline Line Ext.

Roy was a Marine Engineer with Marine Atlantic, who retired June, 1995. He was an active member of the St. Lawrence Anglican Church, and served as warden, as well as many other positions. The church was a huge part of his life and he took pride in being a part of the church community.

Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Roy’s memory to The St. Lawrence Anglican Church.





7-9 p.m. on August 20, 2018

10 a.m. - 12 noon on August 21, 2018

2-4 p.m. on August 21, 2018

7-9 p.m. on August 21, 2018

10 a.m. - 12 noon on August 22, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Marie and Family
So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing.
He was a wonderful caring man and
always had a smile for everyone as he would
greet his parish members. He will be surely
missed by everyone especially by his friends
at St Lawrence Parish. RIP Roy.
Will be keeping you all in my Thoughts and Prayers.

Marie and Family,

Very saddened to learn this morning of Roy’s passing. He was a special man and good friend and will always be remembered in our hearts. God bless you all.

Kevin and Linda Ginn

Marie and Familly, Maxine and I were saddened to hear of Roy’s Passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We remember the days many years ago when we were neightbours. God Bless.

Craig & Elizabeth Our deepest condolences to you and all your family Such a wonderful man. RIP Mr. Dicks

So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Sorry for your loss , God Bless

Sorry for your loss, condolences to the family RIP Norman Tibbo

Gary, Linda and Family. Sorry to learn of your loss. Sincere condolences to everyone.

Marie and Family: Roy was such a shining light at church. He always greeted me with a smile and asked about my family. Such a good and caring soul. My deepest condolences.

Tom and Jean,
Jim and I are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

gary & linda &family, so sorry for your loss, god bless

On behalf of Marine Atlantic Pensioners Society (MAPS) (Central) and certainly on a personal note I wish to convey our condolences to the extended Dicks Families. We all Sailed together many times.

Deepest sympathy to all the family.

So Sorry about your loss Allison, my sincere Condolences to you and your family at this time.
Sherrie Hollahan

My most heartfelt condolences to the Dicks family. Although I didn’t know Roy personnally, I had the great privilege of spending a week (free of charge) with his parents, Uriah & Fanny in 1957, while completing Grade IX Provincial Public Exams.. Roy’s kindness was obviously rooted in good stock!

Our sincerest condolences and prayers to Marie and family.

Edward Picco and family, Iqaluit, Nunavut

So sorry to hear of your Dads passing.. my sincere condolences to you all. 💕

I don’t remember a time when you weren’t part of my family. You were so loved by all of us. You will always have a special place in my heart ❤I’ll love you forever and for always RIP sweet angel.

I’m so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers from today and with the days that fallow. Fly High with the Angels.

To Roy’s Family,……Roy was a wonderful, caring man, always there to give a hug or handshake. He will be missed by all who knew him especially his Church family. Upholding all in prayer during this difficult time.
“Rest eternal grant unto him o’lord and let light perpetual shine upon him” – Amen