NICHOLSON, Robert W., 63 of Land O' Lakes, FL passed away Friday, March 1, 2013. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to FL in 1971. Robert was a U.S. Marine and served during the Vietnam War, receiving the Purple Heart. He spent fourteen years as a certified journeyman electrician in the Tampa Bay area. Robert began his second career with the Tampa Police Department as a MPO Senior Bomb Tech retiring after 25 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lutz for many years. Robert loved his family and church family. He also enjoyed working in his yard. His favorite saying was, "Life's A Blast". He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Olga. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sharon; two sons, Michael J. and his wife, Jesse, and Miles; daughter, Kendra; two brothers, Thomas and his wife, Melissa, and Ron. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12 at The Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made in Robert's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project. www.warriorproject.org Words of comfort may be expressed at Loylessfuneralhome.com Loyless Funeral Home 5310 Land O' Lakes Blvd Land O' Lakes, FL (813) 996-6610
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Published in TBO.com on Mar. 7, 2013