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Richard Nickell

Richard Lee Nickell

Saturday, September 2nd, 1944 - Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Services for Richard Lee Nickell, 75, of Covington, will be Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M. Wednesday.

Richard Lee Nickell was born September 2, 1944 to Carl and Geneva Nickell, in Fort Worth. He graduated from Burleson High School, and attended Tarrant County College. He also certified in the DeVry Electronics Institute. He passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at his home in Covington.

His military service was with HHC and BD 9th Division serving in Viet Nam during the 1968 TET Offensive. Several years after his honorable discharge from the Army, he worked in the Office of Machines Department with the FWISD.

After moving to Hill County, he served on the Blum ISD School Board for several years. During those years, he worked for the Business Supply Center in Hillsboro where he enjoyed engraving and other jobs. He retired from BSC due to health reasons.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth; sons, Grant Nickell and his wife Tina of Granbury, Bill Nickell and his wife Angela of Covington; grandchildren, Nik Tate, Galena Tate, Jessica Nickell, Andrew Nickell; sister, Carleen Harris of Bynum; brothers, John Nickell and wife LaRue of Killeen; Jerry Nickell of Lampasas; uncle, Jack Price of Cleburne; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Burleson Ex-Students Association, “Class of 63”, P.O. Box 1252, Burleson, Texas 76097-1252.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home
    Address
    512 North Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel
    Address
    512 N. Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Interment

    Location
    Rosehill Cemetery
    Address
    405 Waters St.
    CLEBURNE, TX
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Dear EA, Grant and Bill, Richard will be missed! A great husband, serviceman, father, cousin and friend. In Love and Peace,
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Warmest condolences to Liz and all of Richard's family. We were all fortunate to have worked with him daily for many years. He will be missed.
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