PONTOTOC – Robert Anthony ""Bob"" Nowicki, 81, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a member of St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Pontotoc and a retired supervisor from Day-Brite Lighting Co. and Keystone. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a ""jack of all trades"", watching television, cooking, gardening and he was a locksmith. He enjoyed baking birthday cakes for his grandchildren.
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Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 31, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Father Tim Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his son, David Delikta of Trenton, Mich.; his daughter, Elaine O'Bannon (Tony) of Douglasville, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Melinda Patterson Nowicki of Pontotoc; three sisters, Pat Smith (Walter) of Warren, Mich., Antonette Nowicki of Warren, Mich., and Phyllis Rouhib of Roseville, Mich.; eight grandchildren, Dana Jones, Anthony O'Bannon (Rachel), Tabitha O'Bannon, Matthew O'Bannon (Courtney), Shauna O'Bannon, Krystin Nowicki, Kayla Nowicki and Kensley Nowicki; and eight great-grandchildren, Hunter O'Bannon, Tristan O'Bannon, Callie O'Bannon, Tyler O'Bannon, Devin Williams, Dustin Williams, Draysin Jones and Ollieanna O' Bannon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Joseph Nowicki and Evelyn Delikta Nowicki; his wife, Rita Sulky Nowicki; and a son, Kenneth Nowicki.
Pallbearers will be Matthew O'Bannon, Hunter O'Bannon, Anthony O'Bannon, Preston Bagwell, Bear Faulkner and Marty Mills.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2014