Troy Dick

Oct 13, 1975 - Mar 13, 2022

East Lawn Sierra Hills Memorial Park
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA, 95841

Obituary

Troy Dick passed away peacefully at home on March 13th, 2022 with his wife by his side. He fought a long hard battle with colon cancer and his strength throughout the battle was amazing. He is now at peace with no pain and is in paradise alongside both his parents and grandparents. Troy was born in Sacramento, CA on October 13th, 1975 and lived in Sacramento his whole life. He was a member of the Air Force junior ROTC in high school, and he loved visiting Ocean City, NJ during the summertime as a teenager. Troy worked for the California Department of Conservation for nearly 15 years as a Research Data Analyst where he was a pivotal part of the farmland mapping team. He loved his job and his coworkers. In his spare time Troy collected fire badges (from both current and no longer established fire houses), he also loved competing in the cookie baking competition at the annual California State Fair. He won numerous first place ribbons over the years, and he won his pride and joy which was a best of class ribbon in 2017 for his now infamous cinnamon bun bar cookie(they were delicious)! Troy also enjoyed anything involving trains, bowling, mini golf and Pokémon! Troy is survived by his wife Michelle and a large group of loving family and friends. Troy was kind, funny, smart, adventurous and never missed an opportunity to make someone laugh. He was an amazing man, a true friend, and a loving soulmate/husband and he will be greatly missed by many.

Information for Gathering: 
The gathering will start at/around 12pm at the VFW Hall located at 8990 Kruithof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628. We’ll be having a mixed menu of finger foods, sandwiches, snacks, coffee, tea and more. Please feel free to bring a dish of your choosing to share with the group (if you’d like to). As per the rules of the VFW hall, please do not bring sodas or alcohol as a bar will be available at the location. I will be paying for sodas for guests but any alcohol purchases will be the responsibility of the attendee. We’ll have access to some game tables and a TV. We’ll spend the afternoon telling fun stories, laughing and celebrating Troy’s life! These are the things he wanted most, for all of us to smile again and live a full happy life. 

Guestbook

  • Robert and Pam Ennis says:

    Words are so inadequate. Robert and I will miss your sense of humor, smile and compassion.

  • Donna Ellison, Charles Conley and family says:

    He was full of love for family and harbored a pyromaniac’s heart. He was kind and a romantic at heart and. Was a beloved cousin. The world is poorer for his loss.

  • Joan R Barwise says:

    I didn’t see much of Troy over the years as we live on the East Coast but his Mother, Carla, was my first cousin. His early passing was quite a shock to his relatives here on the East Coast as he was so young.

  • Kerri Kisko says:

    Troy had a child-like zeal for life and was always excited to see new places. I will miss walks to the farmer’s market, going to the State Fair to see if he won the cookie contest, and his laughter in the office. Troy, I will always picture you in your cowboy outfit with a big smile on your face. I know you are with your parents, Tom and Carla, and will forever watch over the loved ones left behind until they are ready to join you. You are loved and we will miss you.

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