Thomas E. Wick, 78, of Sidney, peacefully left this world Friday, September 25th, at 9:20am at Ohio Living Dorothy Love Retirement community. He was born July 31st, 1942, the son of the late George “Delbert” Wick and Marcella (Leslie) Wick. He graduated in 1960 from Houston High School and later from Defiance College.
He taught for a brief period at Russia High School and the remainder of his 30-year teaching career at Botkins Local Schools as a Junior High Math teacher, before retiring in 1995. He then worked at Fertilizer Dealers Supply in Botkins for over 20 years before enjoying retirement.
Tom (as he was known) married Joyce Trost on July 18th, 1964. Together they have traveled to all but four of the continental United States. Joyce and Tom have two children, Michael (Doreen) of Sidney and Larry of Napoleon, Ohio. His brother, James, and Sister Patricia “Pat” Mullen (Duane), both of Sidney survive. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Hailey Wick and Kyle Wick of Sidney. Three step-grand children survive, Jesse (Emily), Emily Bennett, and Ryan Bennett, all of Sidney. Preceded in death were a sister-in-law Carol (Fisher) Wick.
Friends and family may call from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home in Sidney. Service will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the funeral home with Pastor Kris Geise officiating. Burial will follow in Pearl Cemetery in Swanders.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association – Miami Valley Chapter, 31 Whipp Road, Dayton, OH 45459. Condolences may be expressed to the Wick family at the funeral home’s website, https://www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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Alzheimer's Foundation Miami Valley
31 W Whipp Road, Dayton OH 45459