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610 S. Duncan St.
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608
Cecil Nicholson

Cecil Wyatt Nicholson Jr.

Friday April 8, 1938 - Thursday October 10, 2019
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Cecil Wyatt Nicholson, Jr, 81, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019. A visitation will start at 8:00am on Monday, October 14, 2019 with family greeting friends from 6-7:30pm. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Keith Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Glencoe South Cemetery.
Nick was born April 8, 1938 in Los Angeles, California to Cecil W. and Iola (Gallien) Nicholson. He grew up in Louisiana and California, graduating from Needles High School. Nick married Alta Mae Cook on November 15, 1959 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a policeman in Stillwater, Oklahoma from December 1961 to May 1985. Nick reached the rank of Lieutenant.
All his life Nick loved to read, especially science fiction. Mostly he loved to spend time with Alta, dancing, playing dice, or just sitting beside each other reading. Nick loved his family, his dogs, and old cars.
Nick was preceded in death by his wife Alta in 2016; son, Steve Nicholson in 2003; grandson, Casey Nicholson in 2005 and two sisters; Faye McDaniel and Donna Gilligan.
Nick is survived by his children, Richard (Connie) Nicholson, of Perkins, Oklahoma; Kristy (Marty) Burch of Morrison, Oklahoma; Roger (Starla) Nicholson of Ontario, Oregon; daughter-in-law, Dana Nicholson of Stillwater, Oklahoma; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, October 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    When
    Monday, October 14th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location
    Strode Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    610 South Duncan Street
    Stillwater, OK 74074
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  • Service

    Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Strode Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    610 South Duncan Street
    Stillwater, OK 74074
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  • Interment

    Location
    Glencoe Cemetery Association
    Address
    P.O. Box 123
    Glencoe, OK 74032
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