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1 of 12 | Posted by: BRENDA CONCIENNE MILLER - LA

“Kim praying for you'll for peace of a lost love one ”
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“So sorry for the Family may the Lord watch over you all ,William was a very special person he always had a smile on his face and took time to talk...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gail Ashley Champagne - Charenton, LA

“Thank you, Mr. Scott and the lady that helped my mother so much, God Bless you, So nice to talk to you ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Sue Miller Pinder - LA

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6 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Sue Miller Pinder - LA

“There's always a shortage of great men in this world and Grandpa Nicks was truly one of them. He touched many people's lives and no doubt we are all...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Adam Pisani - Sugar Land, TX

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in God's eternal peace and may the Lord console you as only he...Read More »
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“Mary and Family, So sorry to hear of Williams passing. I know it is a hard thing to go through but hearing from Mama what a hard time he has had for...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Dale Fromenthal Hubert - OR

“For over 8 years he fought a fight of cancer and up until the last few months he won, He was the strongest man I ever knew, he loved and helped...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Sue Pinder - Deridder

“I don't have words to express my love for my father, it is still so hard to believe you are gone, When God gave you to our Mother, she was given a...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Sue Pinder - Patterson

“Aline, I wanted to extend my sympathy to you and your family upon the passing of William. I am sorry that it takes this for us to reconnect. I...Read More »
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Funeral services celebrating the life of William N. Nicks will be held Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 2:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson. He will be laid to rest in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Randy Plessala of PromiseLand Fellowship will conduct the services. A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday at Ibert's from 10:00 AM until time of service. Serving as pallbearers will be Wallace Ackman Jr., Larry Bolden, Matthew Vicknair, Dean Pinder, Joshua Pinder, and Jacob Pinder. Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Bosarge, Kevin Morgan, Jesse Couvillier, Jr., and Lonnie Ribardi.

William was a native of Morgan City and a resident of Ricohoc who passed away peacefully at the age of 73 on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at his home surrounded by family following a lengthy and courageous eight year battle with cancer. In his earlier years he worked in the oil industry as a driller for Diamond M Drilling. In addition to his family, his passions in life were hunting and fishing. Last, but certainly not least, he enjoyed taking care of his best friend, his pet Chihuahua, T' Shay.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary Warden Nicks; six children, Linda Lee Lopez and her husband Lynn, Johnny Ray Miller, Peggy Sue Pinder and her husband Dean, Robert Anthony Miller, Rhea Bosarge and her husband Bo, and Tammy Marie Miller; one sister, Aline N. Shinn; grandchildren, Dawn Marie, Matthew, Jacob, Joshua, Chantelle and Adam; one nephew, Robert B. Shinn and his wife Tess; and numerous cousins and family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents William C. Nicks and Violet Couvillier Nicks; one nephew, Brent Shinn; and one niece, Kathy Shinn.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.