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Charles Curtis Nicholas

April 5, 1942 — December 15, 2020


Charles Curtis Nicholas, 78, Our loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather returned to his Heavenly Father on December 15, 2020, from complications of cancer. He was born April 05, 1942, to Oleen Charles and Wilda Kay Nicholas in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho.

He lived with Grandpa Kay when he started kindergarten. He often talked about being the same age as his aunt Linda and how they attended school together.

He served for 6 years in the Navy on the USS Bennington CVS-20. He received his GED while in the Navy. He was honorably discharged. He married Corma Rae Taylor on November 16, 1964, in the Logan L.D.S. Temple. Together they had five children.

Charles loved being outside in his yard where he happily killed dandelions. Charles had many jobs the earliest one was thinning sugar beets and later he was a semi-truck driver, which he did until his retirement. Charles never knew a stranger, and always had a smile and a helping hand.

He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints fulfilling many callings and duties. He loved genealogy and family history and did a lot of indexing for the church.

He was preceded in death by his Wife Corma Rae Nicholas, parents Oleen and Wilda, brothers Loren, Keith, and Leonard (Chris) Nicholas.

He is survived by his children Robert (Christy) Nicholas, Roger (Suelynn) Nicholas, Darling (Jerry) Didericksen, Cammy (Todd) Nielsen, and Mindy Nicholas. He has 12 grandkids and 12 great-grandkids.

A viewing will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Funeral Home (56 South State Street, Preston, ID)

Graveside Services will be held in Delta, Utah cemetery on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at Noon. Due to Covid restrictions, the services will be live-streamed for all to view. Follow this link to join the Zoom Meeting


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Funeral Arrangments are under the direction of Franklin County Funeral Home, Preston, Idaho. Please share a favorite memory or offer condolences to the family by leaving a tribute on this page.


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