Charles Stanley Vick, “T.C.”, or “Uncle Chuck” to his nieces and nephews of Hurricane, Utah, passed away on Friday May 13, at the age of 64 in a motorcycle accident involving a drunk driver. Charles was born to Arthur Stanley and Rita Helsdon Vick March 30, 1952, in Balham, London, England. In 1955, he immigrated to Toronto, Canada. In 1960, his family joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and moved to Rochester, New York.
After graduating from Irondequoit High School in 1970, he attended Alfred Tech in Wellsville, New York, and received an associate degree in auto mechanics. T.C. joined the Army in 1973 and married Pam Walker in 1974. His first child was born in Germany. Later he and Pam divorced, and he married Debbie Jackson in Orem, Utah. T.C. moved his family, eventually including four more children, to Oklahoma City where he started the first of many careers including semi-truck driver, high school teacher, EMT and biking tour guide with the BSA for Zion National Park.
After his second marriage ended, he moved to Utah closer to his parents and brother, Bryan. He received his Bachelor’s of Science at S.U.U. in Secondary Education certifying in Special Ed. and Industrial Arts. Eventually T.C. owned and operated P.C. Wizards Computers in Hurricane. He closed this business due to health problems, but recently he enjoyed driving for the St. George Shuttle Company.
He loved golfing, swimming, biking, traveling and riding his motorcycle. T.C. was a tender-hearted man who could be very giving. He loved Scouting, helping others with mechanics and was a member of the Hurricane Chamber of Commerce. Just prior to his passing, he lived with his dearest friend, Jaylene Topham. T.C., we pray that you find peace, rest and no anxiety in heaven. We all love you. Ride on! Say Hi to Mum and Dad.
T.C. is survived by his brother, Bryan Stuart Vick; sister, Annette Kukemueller (Ontario, Canada); and children: Hillary (New York), Amanda, Charlene, Donovan and Kevin (Alaska).
- A memorial service will be held on May 24 at 9 a.m. at the Hurricane LDS 7th Ward Chapel located at 155 E. 1050 North, Hurricane, Utah.
- Interment with military honors will follow at the Hurricane City Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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