Basil G. Nickle
Basil Gordon Nickle passed this life on October 15, 2019. He was 88 years old.
Born January 2, 1931, to Hershel and Ethel (Woods) Nickle.
He married Doris Hancock on August 30, 1952. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons, Mark (Marilyn) Nickle of Oakwood, Larry (Vicki) Nickle of Tilton; one daughter, Sandy (Roger) Smith of Danville; six grandchildren, Tammie Decker, Timothy Bright (Leann), John Nickle, Terri (Dave) Peirson, Robin (Jim) Richardson, Richard Sutton; five great-grandchildren, Jordon, Larry and Miranda Decker, Ryan Nickle and Haileigh Bright; one great-great grandchild, Ezrah Decker; one brother, Hershel (Millie) Nickle Jr.; three sisters, Betty (Bob) Edwards, Louise (Bill) Estes, Joan (Paul) Walters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and wife, Doris.
He worked for E.S. Moore & Son Construction as a teamster and laborer. He enjoyed building and making things out of wood, also camping and fishing and riding motorcycles.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, October 21, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, at the funeral home with burial immediately following at Sunset Memorial Park.
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Published on October 18, 2019


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