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William A. Nickle Jr.

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William A. Nickle, Jr.

AGE: 91 • Earleville

William A. Nickle, Jr. 91 of Earleville, MD formerly of Delaware, died January 3, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Nickle was born on August 15, 1924 and raised in Delaware City, son of the late William Alexander and Susie Curlett Nickle. He proudly served with the U.S. Navy during WWII as Carpenters Mate 2nd Class. He had worked as a carpenter until he began his career with DuPont as a Lab Technician he later retired from the Real Estate Division. He raised his family in St. George's and after his retirement, he and his wife moved to Florida for 20 years until returning to Delaware in the 2000's.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Sarah Othoson Nickle in 2008 and a great granddaughter.

Mr. Nickle is survived by his children, David Nickle (Lorraine) of Galena, MD and Sue Hall (Dave) of Earleville, MD; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for both William and Sarah will be held on January 15, 2016 at 11 am in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.

Memorials may be offered to Amedisys Hospice Care, 107 Chesapeake Blvd. Suite 134, Elkton, MD. 21921.

Arrangements by Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, Galena, MD.

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 12, 2016
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