Bobby Norman Ray Nickerson (Updated)

Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Dr. Center, Texas (936)598-3865

Hicks Mortuary is announcing funeral service for Retired Army Sergeant Bobby Norman Ray Nickerson  (55) of Lawton, Oklahoma. Funeral service will be Friday, January 29, 2021 at Hicks Chapel at 12:00 noon. Brother Freddy Wilson will be officiating. 

On November 22, 1965, Bobby Norman Ray Nickerson was born in Center, Texas to R.L. and Melissa Nickerson. Sergeant Bobby Norman Ray Nickerson died January 16, 2021 at a local hospital in Lawton.


Bobby accepted at an early age, attending church often.


Bobby is a 1985 graduate of Center High School in Center, Texas. After completing high school Bobby enlisted in the United States Army. He was a decorated veteran who served his country for nearly 22 years.


After many accomplishments and goals Bobby attended Great Plains Technical College for 4 years. Bobby had a passion for fishing and hunting. He loved being outdoors, socializing, and spending time with his family and friends.


Bobby is preceded in death by his parents R.L. & Melissa Nickerson; sister Darlene Nickerson; niece Tamara Nickerson; aunts, Mary Harris, Mary Edwards, Kay Nickerson, and Dollie Mann; and uncles John Nickerson, Chester Smith, and Curtis Smith.


Sgt. Nickerson was an accomplished man, loving father, a leader, mentor, and a brave and honorable soldier. Bobby leaves to cherish his memories with wife, Lucretia Nickerson; two children Jaylon and Jerome Lartigue; brothers Robert Nickerson, Calvin Smith, and Danny Brown; two sisters Debra Nickerson, Laginia Weatherly (Donald) ;  two sisters-in-law, Yolanda and Germaine Gauthia; in laws Judy and the late Larry Gauthia and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, colleagues and friends.


Visitation will be Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Hicks Chapel from the hours of 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.


    Due to COVID 19, masks are required during visitation and graveside.  All safety procedures are strictly enforced. 


Service entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935
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