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William E. Nickey, Sr.

March 22, 1954 — October 23, 2021

William E. Nickey, Sr., 67, of Carlisle, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home with his loving wife by his side.
He was born March 22, 1954 in Newville to the late Harvey and Ruth (Turner) Nickey.
Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. His family meant everything to him and there was always a smile on his face when he was spending time with his granddaughter. Bill began playing the guitar at the age of 13 and continued all his life. He was a gifted guitarist who played in several area bands over the years. Bill loved to help his family and friends, often with carpentry, woodworking projects, or electrical work.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Mary A. Nickey of Carlisle; one son, William E. (wife Elizabeth) Nickey, Jr. of Boiling Springs; one step-daughter, Tonia Barclay (companion Scott Morris) of Red Lion; one granddaughter, Sophia Nickey; five siblings, Harvey (wife Ann) Nickey, Jr. of West Virginia, Marie Minter of Florida, Pauline Fickes of Newville, Barbara Peterson of Louisiana, and Edward Nickey of Louisiana; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Mt. Zion Cemetery at Churchtown with Pastor Larry Avignone officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 2020 West Trindle Road Carlisle, PA 17013 to assist with the funeral costs.
To sign the guestbook, please visit www.HoffmanFH.com.

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Saturday, November 6, 2021

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