December 07, 1924 - January 09, 2018
Leon Jr. Nicholson, age 93 of Hastings, passed away January 9, 2018.
Leon was born on December 7, 1924 in Lake Odessa, Michigan the son of Leon D. and Phoebe (Austin) Nicholson. He graduated from Woodland High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army in the Europeon theater in World War II.
He was last employed by Bradford White Corporation of Middleville for 31 years, retiring in 1986. He was a life long member of the Hastings Free Methodist Church.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Phoebe Nicholson, brothers, Maynard (2011), Donald (2015), Robert Gerald (2001) and Arlo (2007), sisters, Evelyn Aldrich (2000), Loretta Lucille (2015), Waneita (2006) and Betty Arlene (2004).
He is survived by his brother, Loren Nicholson of Lansing.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Funeral services will follow visitation at 11:00 am at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. Pastor Brian Teed will officiate the service. A luncheon will follow the funeral service at the Hastings Free Methodist Church. Interment will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, Lake Odessa, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hastings Free Methodist Church or the Free Methodist World Missions.