Loren "Dale" Wicks, 80, of Terre Haute, passed away at 9:02 p.m. Dec. 22, 2017, in Southwood Health Center. Dale was born on July 31, 1937, in Vigo County, to Thomas Wicks and Gladys Turpin Wicks.
He was a member of West Terre Haute First Baptist Church. Dale served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. He retired from Pfizer in 1996. Dale is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart, Nancy (Willard) Wicks, and they were married Dec. 31, 1956; his son, Bradley Wicks (Mary); daughters, Loree Woods (Jeff) and Lisa Deitschel (Jeff); his grandchildren, Jacob Woods, Loren Woods, Camie Woods, Megan Woods, Craig Shelby Jr. and Kristina Shelby; his brother, Bill Wicks (Iris); two sisters-in-law, Donna Long (Ed) and Janet Wicks; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both parents; two sisters; two brothers; and a brother-in-law.
Visitation for Dale will be Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, from 4 until 8 p.m. at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with service being held on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow after services at Durham Cemetery with VFW 972 conducting graveside military honors. Pastor Jeff Augustus will be officiating. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Harold McDonald Alzheimers Care Center, 1530 North 7th St., Suite 200, Terre Haute IN 47807. Online condolences may be left at: debaunfuneralhomes.com
Published on December 23, 2017