Services for Jacky E. Nicholson, 56, will be conducted from Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, with the Rev. Leslie Whitlock officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Mr. Nicholson passed away Thursday at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Jacky was born May 18, 1958, in Escambia Co., Ala., one of seven children of the late Nathaniel Ervin and Ethel Mae Powell Nicholson. He was a former courier for Farmers Bank & Capital Trust, enjoyed fishing and was a huge fan of Alabama Crimson Tide and the Green Bay Packers.
He is the devoted father of Nathan Graham, Jacqualyn Graham (Decatur, Ga.), Karissa Nicholson, Alaysia Nicholson (Brewton, Ala.) and Krista Nicholson; brother to Nathaniel Nicholson Jr. and Randy Nicholson (both of Brewton, Ala.) and Chris Nicholson; loving grandfather to Brooklynn Searles, Gabrielle Graham and Phoenix Searles; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins survive him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Vivian Boswell and Nettie “Kitty” Jackson, and brother, Daryll Nicholson. His children will remember dad as a family man.
James Clay, John Morgan, Chris Nicholson Jr., Michael Moore, C. Ray Baldwin and Sammy Jones will serve as pallbearers. Friends of the family will serve as honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages expressions of sympathy in Jacky’s memory to American Cancer Society, 1504 College Way, Lexington, KY 40502.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at www.harrodbrothers.com.