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Robert Keith Nicholson, Sr.

April 4, 1937 ~ March 29, 2017 (age 79)

Mr. Robert Keith Nicholson, Sr., 79 of Gainesville and formerly of Lake City, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.  He was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana to the late Charles Franklin Nicholson, Sr. and Martha Jane Clouser Wyatt.  Mr. Nicholson was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  He had made his home in Lake City and had worked for the Aero Corp. and the VA Hospital.  Mr. Nicholson then moved to Gainesville and retired from the VA Hospital in 1999.  He was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, James, Lynn, Marvin and John Nicholson and four sisters, Nancy Fairchild, Ruth Nine, Kathleen Nicholson and Sandra Kay Stagg.


Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Frances H. Nicholson, Gainesville; two sons, Robert K. Nicholson, Jr. (Kizzie), Elkton, MD and Brian Nicholson, Lake City; two brothers, David Nicholson (Jim) and Lee Nicholson both of Gainesville; one sister, Donna Brock (Clifford), Crawfordsville, IN; eleven grandchildren and several great grandchildren also survive.


Memorial services will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Christ Central Ministries in Lake City with Pastor Dustin Busscher officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Christ Central Ministries Recovery Shelter, 217 SW Dyal Ave., Lake City, FL 32024. 

 Service Information

Memorial Service
April 2, 2017

3:00 PM
Christ Central
Dyal Road
Lake City, FL 32024

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