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Clarence “Ted” Nickerson, Sr.

Posted By Hall-Wynne On December 23, 2013 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

Mr. Clarence “Ted” Nickerson, Sr. was born on July 15, 1922 in Chatham County to the late Ben and Rebecca Nickerson. He entered into eternal life December 23, 2013 at 12:57 p.m.

He attended Chatham County schools prior to being drafted into the U.S. Army. He served tours of duty during World War II in France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and central Europe. After being discharged from the military, he became a farmer and landscaper. Upon retiring, he enjoyed gardening, fishing and reminiscing about the good old days. His family joined Terrell Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church many years ago.

He was united in holy matrimony to the late Lillian “Ruth” Baldwin Nickerson. To this union were born seven children. He was a devoted husband, father, and a very loving and caring grandpa or “Paw Paw.”

He leaves behind, cherishing his fond memories: two daughters, Mary Nickerson of Mebane and Diane Grimes of Fuquay Varina; four sons, Clarence Nickerson, Jr. of Apex, Ernest Nickerson of Durham, Alvin Nickerson of Durham and Glenn Nickerson of Apex; 10 grandchildren, LaTonya, Tianna, Tracie, Alisha, Reginald, Antoine, Amber, Nikole, Evan and Kennedy; nine great-grandchildren; a step-sister, Rose Nickerson; a half-brother, Benny Nickerson; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. A fifth son, Frank Nickerson, preceded his father in death.

“My body may be hidden, but I live in all my children.”

Visitation will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Hall-Wynne Griffin Chapel, 396 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312. Any other time at the home of Ernest Nickerson, 4 Brickstone Place, Durham, NC 27712. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, December 26 at 12 p.m. at Hall-Wynne Griffin Chapel.


Condolences for the family of “Clarence “Ted” Nickerson, Sr.”

Condolence from Trampas o’Kelly on December 24th, 2013 12:00 am

My prays go out to you and your… Sorry for your loss…

Condolence from Joyce Marsh on December 24th, 2013 12:00 am

You are in my prayers. May the peace and love of Christ be with you, comfort you and guide you. Blessings to all.

Warm Regards
J. Marie Marsh

Condolence from Doris Horton on December 25th, 2013 12:00 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow, and may the love of God be with you.

The Horton Family

Condolence from J. Kim Latta and Family on December 26th, 2013 12:00 am

We pray the love of God enfolds you during your difficult times and he helps you heal with the passage of time.

Condolence from Nettie Nickerson and Family on December 26th, 2013 12:00 am

May words of comfort rest gently upon your heart and in time may they become words of healing

Condolence from Brenda Peoples on December 26th, 2013 12:00 am

Mary & Family,
We are very sorry for your loss.

With our sincere sympathy,
Clarence & Brenda Peoples

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