Julian Dennick Wick

September 24, 1929 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 88)

Julian Dennick Wick of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, June 1, 

2018, at The Lantern at Morning Pointe in Clinton.  Julian was born on 

September 24, 1929, to the late George and Margaret Clingan Wick in 

Youngstown, Ohio.  He graduated from The Rayen School, Oberlin 

College, and earned his doctoral degree from the Princeton Theological 

Seminary.   Julian was a veteran of the United States Navy.   He was

involved in a variety of careers during his life, among them some time 

spent with the New York Metropolitan Opera; Dean at Knoxville College; 

Minister at the Bellflower Presbyterian Church of Downey, California; a 

certified hypnotherapist; and a mediator with Knoxville Courts of General 

Sessions, Civil Mediations.  Dr. Wick was ordained at the First Presbyterian 

Church of Youngstown, Ohio. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his life partner,

Trent Davis; sisters Adeline James (Gilbert) and Mary Anne Wick; 

and brothers James (Carol) and Thomas (Anne).  

He is survived by his brother John (Rose) of Atlanta, Georgia, and many 

nieces and nephews, and a host of friends and colleagues

Friends, family, and co-workers all remember Julian to have been a happy 

and joyful man who was at ease with everyone in any situation.  Julian 

made everyone around him comfortable and welcome.  He was always 

curious and a lifelong learner, with a deep love of art and music.  


Family and friends will gather at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in 

Clinton, Tennessee, on Sunday, June 10, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. with a 

memorial service to follow at 3 p.m.  Burial will be at Belmont Park 

Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio.  



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