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April 20, 2011

Ronald L. Nickels

CONNEAUT — Ronald L. Nickels, age 67, of W. Main Road, Conneaut, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Sept. 29, 1943, in Conneaut, to the late Cecil and Bernice (Greaves) Nickels. He graduated from Rowe High School, Class of 1962. Ron was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served as a Parachute Rigger during the Vietnam War. He married Susan Betteys on Feb. 25, 1967.

Ron loved his job at the Dock Company. He retired from the PNC Dock Company in 1999, after more than 30 years of service as a Hulett Operator.

Mr. Nickels was a member of the New Leaf United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the VFW, the Conneaut Eagles Lodge #408 and the American Legion Cowel Post #151.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed traveling, especially to Las Vegas; fishing; his animals; old cars; taking evening rides to the lake; and spending time with his family, and Legion and Eagle buddies. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will sadly be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Susan; son, Ronald “Butch” (Trudy) Nickels; daughters, Christina (Mike) Stevenson, Amber (Blake) Bumar and Ericka Nickels; sister, Judy (Gale) Carr; brother, Steven (Debbie) Nickels; grandchildren, Kelsie and Dylan Nickels; and nephews, Stephen Nickels Jr. and Eric Carr.

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held 5 p.m., Thursday, April 21st, at the THOMPSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, with Pastor Jan Walsh, of the New Leaf United Methodist Church, officiating.

Calling Hours will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of Service at 5 p.m. Military Honors will be performed by American Legion Cowle Post #151.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

Online obituary and guest book at www.thompson-smithfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.

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