Robert Andrew Nickell


LEWISBURG [ndash] Robert Andrew Nickell, 75, of Lewisburg, went home to be with the Lord Friday morning April 12, 2019 at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.
He leaves behind his loving wife Jo Ann Wood Nickell of 52 ½ years. His son, Todd (Kristin) of Paris, TN. Three grandchildren, Emily Nickell of Ronceverte, Andrew and Allison Nickell also of Paris, TN.; sisters, Nancy Neviser (Howard) of New Bern, NC., Patricia Kranendonk (Brent) of Dunwoody, GA. And Kay Wodder (Terry) of Lewisburg, WV; six nephews and six nieces and a special friend, Lynda Kay Byers.
Preceded in death by his parents, Robert Andrew Nickell, Sr.and Verna Kathleen Clendenin; infant brother Charles and infant sister Elizabeth.
Bob was a member and deacon at Graystone Baptist church in Fairlea, WV. He was a founding member of the W. VA. Wood Turners Association of Lewisburg, W. VA.
He was proud to have served two tours in Vietnam fighting for America's freedom. He was awarded the bronze star. He was a very proud Veteran who loved America.
Bob was owner of the Harts Run Exxon for 22 years. He was owner of Bob Nickell Auto in Lewisburg for six years before retiring in 2012.
Services will be held Monday April 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Graystone Baptist Church with his Pastor and friend, Pastor Youel Altizer officiating.
Visitation for Bob will be held Monday April 15, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the church.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Huse Memorial Cemetery in Fayetteville, WV.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorial contributions be made to Graystone Baptist Church Building Fund, 249 Skylar Dr. Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
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Published on April 15, 2019
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