Daniel Boone Nickels Sr.

Daniel Boone Nickels Sr., 87, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
He was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Soldier, Ky., to Sherman and Goldie Nickels. He served in the Navy during World War II and retired as a disabled veteran. 
Mr. Nickels was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry Nickels; his wife, Pearl Nickels; and a son, Daniel B. Nickels Jr. of Louisiana.
He is survived by a son, Richard (Lyn) Nickels of Star City; a daughter, Sandy (John) Heard of Benton; a son, William (Ramona) Nickels of Benton; a daughter, Sherry (Larry) Cousins of Benton; a daughter, Sue (Richard) Lovell of Bauxite; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at New Rosemont Cemetery.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the funeral home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.