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 Ronald Louis Nickens

Ronald Louis Nickens

Birth
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Death 15 Sep 2010 (aged 86)
Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA
Burial Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 4 Row 23
Memorial ID 59001632 · View Source
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EVANSVILLE, IN. - Ronald Louis Nickens, 86, of Henderson, Texas, formerly of Evansville, Indiana , passed away at 12:45 a.m., Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at Beacon Hospice in Longview, Texas.

Ron was born March 1, 1924, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Emory and Caroline (Neuman) Nickens. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in WWII. Ron was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1114 and of the D.A.V. He was also a member of ASNT. Ron worked for Bucyrus Erie Company for a total of 67 years. He retired in 1982 after 40 years of service, then returned that same year to work as a consultant for the company for the next 27 years.

Ron was a dedicated husband and colleague and a loving father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Delores Nickens of Henderson, Texas; sons, Roger Nickens (Ruthie) of Evansville, Indiana, Ronald Nickens (Cathy) of Newburgh, Indiana, and Robert Nickens of Evansville, Indiana; stepchildren, Patricia Malone (George) of Hatfield, Indiana, Debbie Wilkerson (Byron) of Evansville, Indiana, Don Cox (Tammy) of Newbury, Ohio, Mark Goben (Jan) of Henderson, Kentucky and Thomas Goben of Henderson, Kentucky; sister, Betty Nickens of Newburgh, Indiana; grandchildren, Daniel, Jessica and Robert Nickens II and Brett Wilkerson; numerous stepgrandchildren; and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harold, Emory, Lester, Larry, Raymond and Dutch Nickens; and a sister, Inez Neighbors.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2010, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with the Rev. Rob Loper officiating. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2010, at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel and again from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2010. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Club will perform full military rites.


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MARRIED APRIL 29, 1972


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  • Created by: p andrews
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59001632
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald Louis Nickens (1 Mar 1924–15 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59001632, citing Park Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by p andrews (contributor 46942830) .