Nicholas Joseph Jolly
December 8, 1993 - June 8, 2013
JEFFERSON - Nicholas Joseph Jolly, 19, died Saturday in Turner. He was born in Salem on December 8, 1993. Nicholas was 6lbs. 8oz. had a thick full head of hair. He was darling from the start. Nicholas attended Mary Eyre Elementary through the 2nd grade. Then in 2002 his family moved to Jefferson and he attended school from 3rd grade until he graduated in 2012, he went to Jefferson school district. Nicholas loved his family, friends, school and teachers. He farmed during the summers, while in high school, for Gary Hofflich. After graduating, Nicholas went to work with is older brother, Chris for Petro Chem. He led a very active life. Nicholas enjoyed it to the fullest. He played basketball and did 4-H with his horse, Candy. Nicholas was an avid fisherman, hunter and enjoyed riding dirt bikes and welding. He touched the lives with whom anyone he met. From his half cocked smile full grin. Nicholas was joyful and loved unconditionally. He was easy to please. Nicholas loved his Mom's homemade dinners and his Nana's baked cookies. He looked up to his father and older brother, Chris. Nick always found the time to look out for his little sister, Emily. He is survived by his parents: Bill & Karin Jolly of Jefferson; grandmothers: Sally "Nana" McCracken of Stayton and Judy Jolly of Lake Arrowhead, CA.; brother: Christopher Jolly & Fiance' Makayla and their daughter, Rylee of Jefferson; sister: Emily Jolly of Jefferson; half-brother: Justin Miller of Jefferson; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, whom he loved very much and his beloved dog, Hershey. Viewing will be Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 3-7 pm at North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton. Memorial service will be Friday, June 14, 2013 at 11:00 am at Jefferson Baptist Church in Jefferson. Contributions may be made to Sterling Savings Bank in Jefferson in Nicholas' name. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.
Published in StatesmanJournal on June 12, 2013