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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Raymond Nicklas

Raymond Clarence Nicklas

Sunday, October 3rd, 1937 - Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Obituary

Raymond Clarence Nicklas, 81 of Van Buren passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in a local hospital. He retired from Gerber Foods in Fort Smith and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of Highway to Heaven Church in Van Buren. He was preceded in death by both parents Jack and Ollie (Bryson) Nicklas and three daughters.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Katie Nicklas of the home; two daughters Cecilia of the home and Katherine Jones and husband Zack of Pocola; one son-in-law Brian Watteau of Dyer; one brother Jimmy Nicklas of Lowell; one grandson; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2PM, Friday February 8, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Brian Watteau, Zack Jones, Brandon Watteau, Brycen Pruisner and Mike Bingham.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 8th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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    Officiant
    Rev. James Willis
    Co-Celebrant
    Bill Willis
  • Interment

    Location
    Gracelawn Cemetery
    Address
    3003 Oak Lane
    VAN BUREN, AR ARKANSAS 72956
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Jillian

Posted at 02:38pm
I’m very sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. Grief can be so hard especially the first year and though it may seem like death is the final state of things God’s word offers the hope of seeing those lost in death again during the promised resurrection. Christ spoke of this resurrection which means a standing back up, a restoration to life. At John 5:28,29 and John 6:40 he says in part “do not marvel at this there is going to be a resurrection...I will resurrect him on the last day”. So be assured you can be reunited with your loved one at a time when all things are made new. A time of true peace and security! You can read this at Psalms 37:10,11,29 and Revelation 21:4,5. There are many more heartwarming scriptures that give comfort and hope. For more please visit jw.org
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