Hubert P. Nickerson

Friday, December 26, 2008

CLOVERDALE -- Hubert P. Nickerson, 89, Greencastle, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 in Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 6, 1919, to Daniel Holbert and Verna Alice (Lasley) Nickerson in Cloverdale.

He was a Cloverdale High School graduate, past commander and sergeant-at-arms.

He was a member of Hurst-Collins Post 281, American Legion in Cloverdale, 50-year member of Masonic Lodge 132, Free and Accepted Mason in Cloverdale, Cloverdale Conservation Club, Putnam County Muzzle-loaders and a life member of the National Raffle Association.

He was a painter and a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors include his daughter, Nancy Kersey; granddaughter, Angie Pursell and her husband, Jeff; great-granddaughter, Savanah and Sydney Pursell; two sisters, Virginia Keller of Cloverdale and Betty Smith of Indianapolis; two brothers, Eddie Nickerson and wife, Nancy and Keith Nickerson and wife, Shirley of Leesburg, Fla.

His parents and four brothers, Holbert Daniel, Eugene D., George and Ronald Nickerson preceded him in death.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27 in Cloverdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Whitaker Funeral Home, 201 N. Lafayette St.