SINCLAIRVILLE - Lewis E. "Lewie" Nickerson, Sr., 67 of Sinclairville, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at WCA Hospital.
Born Sept. 24, 1945 in Westfield, son of the late Edward and Evelyn Maring Nickerson. He was a 1963 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School.
A veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, Lewie served with the United States Air Force from 1964-1968.
He was a 33 year employee of the Chautauqua County Highway Department as an equipment operator, dispatcher and retired as a district supervisor in 2001.
Lewie served as Town of Gerry Councilman, was elected Town of Charlotte Highway Superintendent in 2004 and served until retirement in 2012.
He coached baseball in the Gerry area, umpired baseball, including the 13 year old Babe Ruth World Series in Jamestown, softball, refereed football and wrestling.
He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Husband of Teri Olmstead Nickerson; father of Lewis (Lori) Jr., Joe (Nancy), Scott (Dorothy), Edward and Wynter Nickerson; grandfather of, Heather (Dan) Gould, Cassie, Rebekah, Kendra, Rachel, Elizabeth and the late Grace Nickerson; great-grandfather of Cameron Gould; brother of Ruthann (Pat) Heath, Clayt (Joanne), Clint, Lynn (Jeanne), Phil (Ann), Ron (Debbie), Lex, Cliff, Greg (Sue), Gary (Debbie) Nickerson and the late Rhonda Hawkins, Darwin and Paul Nickerson. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Park United Methodist Church, 49 Sinclair Dr., Sinclairville. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Sinclairville.
In lieu of flowers donations to the children's college fund would be greatly appreciated.