Memorial service for Kevin Nichelson, 52, of Quitman, is scheduled for 11:00 AM Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Faith Baptist Church with Brother Mike Midkiff officiating.
Kevin Arthur Nichelson was born July 21, 1964 in Cozad, Nebraska to Harley and Mary (McCarthy) Nichelson. Kevin and his family were Quitman residents for four years and attend Faith Baptist Church. He was a diesel mechanic for Caterpillar for over 15 years and loved his job. He loved working and tinkering with engines. Kevin had a heart of gold. He enjoyed helping people and was always willing to lend an extra hand. He also loved the outdoors, whether it be hunting, fishing, or camping, but he loved his two boys more than anything in the world. They were his number one priority. Kevin was a wonderful father, husband, and friend and will be greatly missed by many.
Kevin went to be with the Lord Saturday morning, January 21, 2017.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Neil and Frances McCarthy; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Eliza Nichelson; uncle, Boyd Meredith; and several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 21 years, Tammy Nichelson of Quitman; two sons, Acer and Ansun, both of Quitman; parents, Harley and Mary Nichelson of Eustis, NE; brother, Scott Nichelson and wife Chrystal of Fairbury, NE; two sisters, Teresa Welch and husband Pat of North Platte, NE and Judy McFarland and husband Bruce of Kansas City, Missouri; one niece, Chelsea Davis of Stillwater, OK; two nephews, Austin welch of North Platte, NE and Marshall Nichelson of Fairbury, NE; and extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in memory of Kevin to help with expenses.
P.O. Box 1511
Quitman, TX 75783