Phillip Douglas 'Hicksy' HICKS

On 16 March, 2023 of Warrnambool.

Much loved husband of Shirley.

Loved father and father-in-law of Sharon and Richard, Cheryl (dec), Narelle and Jack.

Loved and proud Pa of Tarsha and Jordan, Kirra, Keahna and Jayda.

Aged 77 years

Gone fishing


Funeral Notice

ServiceMarch 28, 2023 - 2:00 pm271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of PHILLIP are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on TUESDAY (March 28) commencing at 2.00pm. The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery.


  1. We are beyond saddened to only just hear of the passing of Phillip.
    What an honour to have had the privilege of meeting such a kind, gentle, bird loving man.
    His kindness & knowledge when speaking with my daughter (both bird lovers) about birds was admired & appreciated. Our thoughts go out to Shirley & family at such a sad time x

    Sarah Bellis June 4, 2023
  2. So very sad to learn of Hicksy’s passing. Fond memories working with him at the Lady Bay. Sincere condolences to his family.

    Nicole Lane April 15, 2023
  3. To Aunty Shirl and girls
    deepest condolences
    May you RIP Uncle Phill
    Neva forgotten and always in our hearts
    Chrissy Johhny

    Chrissy lamb March 28, 2023
  4. Deepest condolences to Shirley and family. Phillip was always such a quiet and happy presence to be with. There are no words to be able to provide comfort at this deeply sad time. May he Rest In Peace.
    I’m sure there has been a beer and bet with Bernie already in the big blue sky.
    We are thinking of you and sending so much love.

    Charmaine and Brad Coe March 28, 2023
  5. Condolences to Shirley and family, Phil was a much-loved member of the Goulburn Valley Bird Club and always made the 6 hour drive to help at our bird sale, a very respected and loved man in the bird world, RIP mate, Mark Reynolds President GV Bird Club

    MARK REYNOLDS March 28, 2023
  6. Our love and prayers toShirley and your beautiful family .May God. give the courage and strength ,on the loss of your loved husband ,father ,father -in -law , and all of your family, friends and colleagues .and mostly your much loved grandchildren .R.l .P now your time to rest. Alan , Marg Anderson and families

    Marg Anderson March 27, 2023
  7. Phil,

    A delightful bloke I’ve been so glad to know, along with you, Shirley, and the three girls.

    We’re away, but are thinking of you.

    Love to you all.

    Tony Robinson & Chris McEwan.

    Anthony Robinson March 27, 2023
  8. Condolences to Shirley and family. A good man gone too soon.

    Jim McKenzie March 27, 2023
  9. One of life’s true gentlemen,RIP Phil from your mates at McNeils 🍺👍

    John mcneil March 27, 2023
  10. To Shirley and families Thinking of you all on the sudden passing of your main man Phillip Love Alan and Maggie Hocking

    Maggie Hocking March 25, 2023
  11. Condolences Shirly & family for the loss of Phil.
    Jan Smith & family 💜💜💜

    Jan Smith March 24, 2023
  12. Sincerely condolences to Shirley
    And family
    Phillip was a lovely man who will be sadly missed
    Lorraine n Paul

    Lorraine Goodwin March 23, 2023
  13. Wonderful memories of Phillip at Botanic Park when his father Jim trained a greyhound called Ty Street breed by my uncle Bill Keogh. RIP. Phillip. Deepest Sympathy to his family.

    Frank Harney March 23, 2023
  14. To Shirley and Family,
    Our sincere sympathy on the passing of Phillip, our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.

    Mick and Elaine Walters xx

    Mick Walters March 23, 2023
  15. to Shirley and Family Deepest Sympathy from Robyn Harry Family xx

    robyn harry March 23, 2023
  16. Shirley and Family,
    Our sincere condolences to you all on the passing of your beloved Phillip,(Hicksy) our thoughts are with you all at this sad and tragic time.
    Tom and Lorraine Kelson xx

    Tom Kelson March 21, 2023
  17. Shirley and family, sending our loving thoughts and wishes at this time of loss, lovely man will be sadly missed.
    from Peter and Karolyn McKinnon and family and employees from McKinnon Quarries & Civil

    Karolyn McKinnon March 21, 2023
  18. Condolences to all Hicksy family.
    A true gentleman and work colleague back in the Lady Bay days.

    Gayle Boyle March 20, 2023
  19. Dear Shirley and family,
    Our deepest condolences on the passing of Phillip. Phillip’s friendly smile and wave in the street will be missed.
    Paton family (Cheryl Court)

    Paton Family March 20, 2023
  20. Our love and thoughts are with you Shirl and family on the sad loss of Phillip. Hold on to your beautiful memories. Love Locky,Lynn & family xx

    Lynn Eccles March 19, 2023
  21. To Shirley and her family sorry to hear of your loss of your beloved husband,father and pa Phil he will be sadly missed by everyone and the bird community lots of wayne
    and tess ballarat and also from the ballarat branch

    Teresa Greenwood March 19, 2023
  22. Our thoughts are with you dear Shirl & family at this very sad time. The sudden loss of Phillip is heart breaking. Stay strong. Sending hugs & love. Dawn & glenyce xx

    Dawn & glenyce March 19, 2023
  23. Thinking of you Shirley Sharon Narelle and families with sincere sympathy on the loss of Phillip.
    With much love from Julia Mick Eve and Ted Johnson

    Julia Johnson March 18, 2023