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February 5, 2023

Henry Robert “Bob” Hicks of Kincardine, died Feb. 5, 2023, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine hospital. He was 79. He was born in London, Ontario, Oct. 17, 1943. Survived by his wife and best friend of 58 years, Shirley Hicks; and brother, Bill Pollock. Lovingly remembered by his sons, Randy and Bryan Hicks; daughters-in-law, Sheila Hicks and Laura-Lee Ribey-Hicks; and grandchildren, Kendra (“Tyler Marten”), Destiny, Victoria, Zachary, Ashley, Hailey and Charlotte-Grace. Bob was a founding member of the Lake Huron Fishing Club and was active with the organization throughout his life. He was instrumental in the establishment of its hatcheries in Port Elgin and Kincardine; he was always proud of his contribution to Lake Huron sport fisheries and environmental causes. He had successful careers at the Ford Motor Company in St. Thomas and at Bruce Power. Many will remember sharing an adventure with Bob when he operated “Silver Fox Fishing Charters” and hosted “Fishing the Great Lakes With The Silver Fox” on local TV. Bob enjoyed a long and happy retirement with Shirley and his many friends at Inverlyn Lake Estates, Benson, Arizona; and his travels throughout North America. In accordance with Bob’s wishes, no funeral or visitation will be held. A celebration of life will be held in the spring, so that more of his friends can join in cherishing his memory. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Kincardine United Church or the Canadian Lung Association, would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at