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Rupert C. Nicholas

August 23, 1929 - January 25, 2016

Burial Date: January 28, 2016

Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor John Cole officiating. Interment will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, WV 25311 or to the Servia Volunteer Fire Dept., c/o Philip McKown, 244 White Plain Lane, Frametown, WV 26623.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

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Rupert C. Nicholas, 86, of Duck, passed away at Hubbard Hospice House West, January 25, 2016.

He was born August 23, 1929, a son of the late I.A. “Coot” and Grace Frame Nicholas.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Marian; sisters, Belva Hall, Beulah Mumaw and Acelee Casale.

Rupert was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, coal miner, school bus driver, carpenter and a bridge construction superintendent. He also loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and gardener. He was a deacon of the Villa Nova Missionary Baptist Church and a founding member of the Servia Volunteer Fire Department.

Rupert was a beloved husband, dad, grandpa and brother. He is survived by daughters, Karen Carr of Gassaway and Judy Davis (Ron) of Frametown; son, Rupert A. Nicholas (Valerie) of Duck. Also surviving are cherished grandchildren, Kristi and Ian Davis, Nathaniel and Caroline Nicholas; sister, Pearl Matuska; brothers, Harry “Golden” and Bill Nicholas; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor John Cole officiating. Interment will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, WV 25311 or to the Servia Volunteer Fire Dept., c/o Philip McKown, 244 White Plain Lane, Frametown, WV 26623.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.