William James Nicholas, age 80, of Lakemoor, died Friday, March 28, 2008 at Northern Illinois Medical Center, McHenry.
He was born July 28, 1927 in Alicia, Arkansas to William J. And Mary (Hilliard) Nicholas. On January 10, 1958 he married Robbie J. Seymour.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a Corporal in the Korean War.
William had been a resident of Lakemoor since 1965. He was employed as an electrician for NIMCO, retiring in 1989.
He enjoyed gardening, especially tomatoes and was a doting grandfather to his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Robbie of 50 years; two sons, Neal (Roberta) Nicholas of McHenry, Billy (Regina) Nicholas of McHenry; six grandchildren, Nicole (Brandon) Click, Veronica Nicholas, Melanie Nicholas, Samuel Nicholas, Hannah (Jasper) Allgood, William J. Nicholas; three great grandchildren, J.D., Mya, Ethan; and a sister, Wanda (Neil) Griswold.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, Il 60050.
The funeral service will be at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at the funeral home.
Inurnment will be private.
For more information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.