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Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home

350 W Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV

OBITUARY

Freddy Ray Nickell

August 18, 1930June 27, 2019

Freddy Ray Nickell, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born on August 18, 1930 at Mt. Hope, WV, he was the son of the late Harlan Hirem Nickell and the late Erma Jane Tennant Nickell. Freddy was an underground coal miner and retired from Cannelton Industries at Montgomery. He and his wife, Freda, attended Mt. View Church of God in Oak Hill.

He enjoyed making sculptures and wood carvings, art, and geneology, Freddy was a sure descendent of the Kels, Powers, and Nickell family.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Rhodes, and Betty Shieler.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years; son, Danny Nickell and wife, Nancy; daughter, Denise Shrewsbury and husband, Bob; grandsons, Chase Shrewsbury and Steven Nickell; and one great-grandchild, Liam Shrewsbury.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Kenny Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1 PM before funeral on Wednesday.

For those wishing to express condolences to the Nickell family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, will be assisting the Nickell family.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Memories

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Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 7, 2019

Last post of my Dad’s service.
All now in our heart and memory.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 3, 2019

Dad laid to rest today. We will see him in Heaven one day. He is very much missed by his entire family. He was truly a good man.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 3, 2019

Dad’s humor.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Cannelton Coal where Dad retired.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Cannelton Coal Company where Dad retired from.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Dads home for the past 52 years

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

This is another home, over 100 years old, that Dad also reroofed for us, when we purchased it in 2005 in Lindside WV.
Dad could do just about any kind of work.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Dad, also helped us fix up a fixer upper log home we purchased in Ripley WV in 1991.
He was the only one ready to tackle the pitch of our roof, but he got the job done.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Dad worked until he retired as a WV coal miner.

Denise Nickell Shrewsbury

July 2, 2019

Dads Art made out of rebar and concrete.

FROM THE FAMILY