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Robert C. Fickes

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Robert C. Fickes Obituary
Robert C. Fickes 1931-2017
Age 86, of Canton passed away Tuesday July 11, 2017 in Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born January 12, 1931 in Canton, the son of the late Forrest and Laura (Schier) Fickes. Bob graduated from Lincoln High School and he retired from the Timken Company. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2223. Bob was a proud and patriotic man. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and while stationed in Madison, Wis., he met the love of his life, Joyce Lovelace. From that point forward nothing meant more to him than his family.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce in 2006. He is survived by a daughter, Barb Fickes; son, Bob W. (Cindy) Fickes all of Canton; grandchildren, Bobby (Jeannie) Fickes, Juli Fickes and her fiancé, Phil Lindenderger; Emily (E.J.) Ryan and Sam (Brooke) Fickes; great-grandchildren, Tallulah and Roman Fickes and Zoey Ryan.
Funeral Services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the Williams Funeral Home with Msgr. Frank A. Carfagna officiating. Entombment with Military Honors will follow in the mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Monday 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canton Veteran Affairs Center, 601 Cleveland Ave. NW, Suite C, Canton, OH. 44702. Those unable to attend may sign the online guestbook at www.dwilliamsfh.com.
Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Published in The Repository from July 15 to July 16, 2017
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