After the war John farmed on the Centre Line of Harwich Twsp. a Noble Grand of I.O.O.F.- Rondeau Lodge and a member of Branch 185 of the Legion.
John passed away at the C-K Health Alliance Centre, Chatham, ON. on 19 January, 1997 in his 84th Year, internment at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim, ON.
Born in Harwich Twsp., Kent Co., ON. the son of William and Cornelia (Loucks) Bicum; the brother of Grace (Speed) and Hazel (Myles). The husband of Doris “Maude” (nee Martin), father of Janet (Drewery), Connie (Fletcher), Judy (Clarke), Joan (DeVogelaere).