DICKEY, Donald R. – After a lengthy illness, at Fairhaven Long Term Care, passed away peacefully, on June 17, 2017. Survived by his wife June, his daughter Bonnye (Joe) and son Scott (Brooke), grandchildren Tim (Megan), Breanna (Jordan), Lauren, Mackay, Jack, Sam, James and Blake. Donald was an electrical contractor who owned and operated his business "Dickey Electric" for 30 years. He mastered his trade working on Vancouver Island and lived in Victoria BC, where he started his family, then moved back home to Peterborough to start his business. Donald was a Charter President of the Gold River Lions Club in BC, and a long-time member of the Omemee Lions Club. A volunteer at the Hospital and a past member with The Civitan Club. He was also proud to have taught his trade at Sir Sanford Fleming for a number of years. A private family service will be held. Donations to the Huntington Society of Canada or Fairhaven Long term Care Foundation, or condolence messages may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca.