Nickie D. Burton

January 11, 1949 ‒ May 18, 2021

Galion, Ohio

Nickie D. (Tolar) Burton, 72, of Galion passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Galion Pointe.

She was born January 11, 1949 in Grayson, Kentucky and was the daughter of Hampton “Nick” and Burnetta (Triplett) Tolar. On December 10, 1983 she married her husband, Bobby Burton and he survives.

Nickie was a Christian and attended several local churches. She was an avid reader and enjoyed flower gardening, camping and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Aaron (Kim) Fox-Ivy of Galion, Darrin Fox of Bucyrus and Gary Fox of Galion; eight grandchildren, Caleb Ivy, Cassidy (Michael) Nall, Bree (Jesse) Butler, Nicholas (Alicia Hoffman) Fox, Garrett Fox, Megan (Willy) Dean Harley Everly and Wesley Treisch; six great-grandchildren, Lincoln Dean, Avaiah Dean, Peyton Lyons, Skyler Fox, Aurora Butler and Shy Mullins; brother Garry (Michelle) Tolar of Chesterfield, Michigan; four sisters, Pat (Rick) Beaty of Port Clinton, Hope (Dan) Smith of Galion, Brenda (Tom) Shoemaker of McComb and Kim (Jaime) Staiger of Galion and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Tolar and a granddaughter, Mariah Fox.

At her request, no service will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion Pointe Activity Fund in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Nickie Burton, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Bobby, Danny and I are so sorry to learn of Nickie’s passing. Nickie, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • So sorry to read about the passing of my friend Nickie. I went to school with Nickie at Northmor and we both graduated from the Class of 1967. I was able to contact her through Facebook and we enjoyed talking and catching up on our lives. She was still the nice, friendly person that I knew from many years ago. My sincere condolences go to her husband and family. Rest In Peace dear friend. 🌹

  • To Hope and Kim and family
    Tony and I are so sorry for the loss of your sister. Please know that Tony and I have you in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bobby please accept my condolences on the loss of your wife Nickie. Praying that God will give you, her family and friends comfort during this time. God bless.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with all of u ,Nick and Alicia and the kids luv u both!!! 💙Tracy Lynn Rank💙