Surrounded by his family, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Monday, April 30, 2007, Thomas Wayne Dickins, of Hensall, in his 67th year. Beloved husband of Karen (Martin) Dickins, of Hensall. Dear father of Tom and Julia Dickins of Hensall, Sandra Dickins and fiancé Randy Thomas of Woodstock, Jim Dickins and his late wife Laurie of Zurich and Kevin Dickins and Heather Thompson of Hensall. Loving grandfather of Jeff Smale, Megan, Collin, Evan, Morgan Dickins; Ryan and Scott Dickins. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Joan Mende, Carolyn Farr and Rick Sessions, Pat Phillips, Jim and Eleanor Martin, Dave and Barbara Martin and Brian and Dianna Martin. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Albert and Ruby (Cobleigh) Dickins, parents-in-law Russell and Lou Martin, one brother Jim Dickins, one sister Alice Ann Phillips and one brother-in-law Horst Mende. Wayne was a long time volunteer for Hensall and Exeter Minor Hockey, the Exeter Hawks and the Hensall Sherwood hockey teams.
Visitation in the Hensall Visitation Chapel, 79 King St. Hensall on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted on Friday, May 4, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Hensall Community Center, 157 Oxford St. Hensall. Mr Bob Heywood officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the MS Society or Breast Cancer Society.DICKENS: Thomas Wayne