Boyd Wayne Nicholas, age 81 of Cushing passed away on Thursday April 3, 2014 at the Hillcrest Hospital, Tulsa, Ok.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Drumright Ok., Dr. Gary Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Oilton, Ok.

Arrangements are entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing, Ok.

Boyd was born on November 8, 1932 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Robert and Martha (Sierer) Nicholas.  He grew up in Oilton, attending school at Oilton High School and graduating in 1950.  Boyd joined the military soon after graduation and served in the Army for three years and then joined the Air Force and traveled many places while serving his country; Boyd retired from the United States Air Force, after 22 years of service to his country. Boyd liked telling stories of the places he went and the things he seen while in the Air Force, most of all he loved playing golf and he loved to bowl.

Boyd is survived by his four sons: Buddy Nicholas and Mike Nicholas of Cushing, Oklahoma, David Nicholas and wife Jennifer of Cushing, Oklahoma, Eric Nicholas and wife Kim of Tulsa, Oklahoma, three daughters: Patty Lasater and husband Kevin of Jennings, Oklahoma, Angela Nicholas of Tomball, Texas, and Cindy Dinwiddie and husband Donnie of Drumright, Oklahoma, one: brother Carl Nicholas and wife Debbie of Jennings, Oklahoma, one: sister Maryland Brandon and husband Harlan of Jennings, Oklahoma, 13 grandchildren: Alicia, Taylor, Jerrod, Brittany, Devon, Destiny, Justin, Dylan ,Kyle, Miranda, Brendon, Emma, Isabel, many other nieces, nephews family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Bernice Ann, his parents, and one brother Benny Nicholas.

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