Charles Richard Sicard passed away peacefully and surrounded by the love of his family in Macon, GA on
October 1, 2019. He was born on November 10, 1933 in New Orleans, LA, to Arthur Raymond Sicard and
Clementia Mae (Miller). For most of his life Charles (known as Chuck to friends and family) lived in New
Orleans, later moving to Mandeville. Charles graduated from Metairie High School in 1952 and attended
Loyola Dental School on the Navy ROTC bond, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in
1958. He was stationed at Naval Base San Diego in California for two years of service. In 1959, he
married his college sweetheart and the love of his life, Cynthia (Newman), who joined him in California
where their first child, Robin, was born. They had two more children, Debbie and Scott, after they
returned to live in New Orleans.
Charles was a loving husband and father, professional and caring dentist, an accomplished businessman,
and a genuine and well-loved brother, friend, and colleague. He was active in many professional
organizations, as well as in his college fraternity, Xi Psi Phi. He and Cynthia participated in many social
clubs and philanthropic organizations. He enjoyed many hobbies, activities, and past times, including
tennis, sailing, and golf. From his father, Charles learned to love working with his hands and could build
or fix just about anything. He was always teaching himself a new skill and/or working on a side project.
He co-designed and supervised the building of his own dental professional building, a self-storage
facility, and the health club in the Stewart Capital building. He and Cynthia travelled extensively
throughout North America, Canada, Central America, Eastern and Western Europe, and the Caribbean.
In their advancing age, it became necessary for the couple to move to Macon, GA where their daughter,
Debbie, and son-in-law, Bowden, care(d) for them. Charles is survived by his wife, Cynthia; his children,
Robin, Debbie (Bowden), and Scott (Laura); his four grandchildren, Davis (Caroline), Matt, Lindsey, and
Grace; his older brother Raymond (Joan) and twin brother Jack (Jean). The family would like to express
their appreciation to the memory care staff at the Phoenix at Lake Joy as well as to the team at Pine
Pointe Hospice who provided such caring and loving assistance in the final months and days of Charles’
life. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Charles’ name can be made to the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research
Center https://knightadrc.wustl.edu/About_Us/Donate.htm. A memorial will be planned and held in
New Orleans at a future date. For condolences and further information please visit
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