Peacefully on October 26, 2023 in his 80th year Richard (Rick) William Ward Bigham passed away with his family by his side at Ed's House in Cobourg. Rick was a man full of life, that loved his family and friends dearly. He was an avid sports player and a dedicated fan to all Toronto teams a true Blue. Rick was a man dedicated to his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Rick was predeceased by his parents James Bigham, Verna Carroll and younger sister Gail, Rick leaves behind his sister Donna Larabie (Kevin).
Rick also leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years Kathy along with their three girls; Kristy Barlow (Chris), Kari Walton (Chris) and Kim Barnes (the late Jeff). Rick will be forever missed by his ten grandchildren, Dawson Bigham-Barlow (Lydia), Jarrett Barlow (Kristen), and Ethan Barlow, Austin Knox (Allison), Kate-Lynn Knox (Gage), Isaac Walton, and Sydnie Walton, Tate Barnes, Jaycee Grills (Jesse), and Seth Barnes. And his 5 great grandchildren Aurora & Aries Barnes, Wyatt & Paisley Grills, and Bodhi Bigham-Barlow.
Rick will be lovingly remembered by his extended family David Goddard (Eleanor), Karen Dunlop (the late Gord), Bill Goddard (Deborah), and Philip Goddard (Diane) along with many cousins, nephews, nieces and many dear friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Ed's House Hospice in Cobourg.
A very special thank you to Dr. Mule, staff and volunteers at Ed's House for everything you do. It most definitely takes a special kind of person to do what you do each and every day and it shows, thank you from the bottoms of our hearts.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Port Hope Lions Recreation Centre, 29 Thomas Street, Port Hope Sunday November 26 from 2-5 p-m.