At South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, of Lucan in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Mary Dykeman. Dear father of Shannon and Paul Wheeler of London, Derek and Robin Dykeman of Francis Lake, Shane Dykeman of Lucan, Marj and Brad Cowan of London and Dalton and Jody Dykeman of Milgrove. Missed by his canine companion Sassy. Dear “Papa” of Gord and Chris; Daniel, Lisa, Ryan, and Nicole; Andrea; Shawn and Cayley; and Jessica; and 7 great-grandchildren. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Jane Dearing of Exeter, Roy Dykeman of Lucan, Ruthanne and Don McIntyre of Denfield, Lynda Hokansson of Stratford, Bruce Dykeman and Caren of Carlisle, Gwen Dykeman of Lucan, Emily and Wes Brown of Hyde Park, Dave and Lois Dykeman of Denfield; and remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a granddaughter Sonja (1983) and a brother Les (2002).
Friends may gather on Saturday, January 16th at 1:30 PM for a 2 PM combined Lion’s Service, Memorial Service and Celebration of Paul’s life at the Lucan Memorial Community Centre, 263 Main Street. Cremation has taken place. Paul’s final resting place will be in his favourite spot, Matachewan.
Donations to the Sunshine Foundation or South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
DYKEMAN: Paul “Dyke” of Lucan