Harold Dean Shick Jr., 51, resident of Fernwood , Idaho, died June 5, 2019 at his home in Fernwood. He was born July 13, 1967 to Harold Dean and Lani (Davis) Shick Sr. at Great Lakes, Ill. where his father was stationed with the U.S. Navy.
Dean grew up where ever his father’s naval career took the family. He spent his formative years in both San Diego, Calif. and Philadelphia, Penn. Dean graduated from High School at Kennett Square, Penn. with the class of 1985. He started working as an apprentice electrician in San Diego. Dean moved to Phoenix in 1996 and worked for area electrical contractors. He started his own business HDS Electrical while living there.
In 2002, Dean moved to Alaska and worked for area Native American tribes in electrical installation. Three years later, Dean moved back to the Pacific Northwest and worked for various electrical contractors in Seattle and Portland, Ore. During all this time, he studied legal aid through correspondence courses. He moved to North Dakota in 2014 to continue working as an electrician, and he moved to Fernwood from North Dakota this year.
Dean enjoyed helping people with his electrical knowledge and skills. He also assisted people with his legal aid knowledge. He never married.
Dean is survived by his son Matthew LeBlanc of Paulsbo, Wash., daughter Elizabeth Shick of Portland, father and step-mother Dean and Claudia Shick Sr. of Santa, Idaho and his mother Lani Davis of Tucson. Also surviving are his sister Kimberly (Steven) Kennedy of Wilmington Del. and four nieces and nephews.
A private celebration of his life will be held sometime in August. Please visit his online memorial and sign his guestbook at hodgefuneralhome.com.