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John W. Nicholas

May 18, 1944 July 2, 2018
John  W. Nicholas
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Obituary for John W. Nicholas

ALEXANDRIA, IN- John W. Nicholas, 74, passed away on July 2, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born on May 18, 1944 in Anderson to Herman and Jean (Gardner) Nicholas and has resided in Alexandria for most of his lifetime. He was a graduate of Alexandria-Monroe High School, Class of 1962. John served with the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1966. He worked at the Madison County Correctional Center, retiring in 2006. He served on the Alexandria City Council in 1995. He was a member of the Alexandria Eagles-#1771 and the Old Alexandria Kids (OAKS). He was a fan of NASCAR and enjoyed restoring Corvairs.

Survivors:
Wife-Shirley (Fuqua) Nicholas-married June 13, 1989
Children-Lisa (Bill) Deschaine in Texas, Leslie (George) Eldridge in Arkansas, Jeff Nicholas in California, Jolene (Aaron) Graham in Australia
Brother-Tom (Connie) Nicholas-Anderson
2 Sisters-Vickie (Don) Posey in Florida, Mary (Tom) Munster in Arizona
Step-Children-Dawn (Lineberry) Moree-Alexandria, Jon Lineberry-Alexandria, Jason Lineberry and Tim Hawkins in Bloomington
9 Grandchildren
6 Great-Grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews

John was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-Linda Nicholas

Services honoring John’s life and legacy will take place at 4 pm on Friday, July 6, 2018 in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria with Rev. Courtley Granger officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria. The Alexandria Eagles Lodge will open the 4 pm service with an Eagles Memorial Service. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home on Friday after 2 pm prior to the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alexandria Eagles Lodge Charity Fund through the funeral hom


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Visitation

Friday

6

Jul

2:00 PM 7/6/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 7/6/2018 4:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Service

Friday

6

Jul

4:00 PM 7/6/2018 4:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Cemetery

Friday

6

Jul

4:45 PM 7/6/2018 4:45:00 PM
Park View Cemetery

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

Park View Cemetery
1101 S Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
United States
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