Oris Dean Nickles
December 15, 1939 ‒ March 27, 2021
Oris Dean Nickles went home to be with the Lord Saturday, March 27, 2021, in his home surrounded by his family. He was 81.
He was born on December 15, 1939, in Smithville to parents Henry & Ellen (Nussbaum) Nickles. Oris graduated from Loudonville High School with the class of 1957, and married Ruth Habegger on October 24, 1959, the two happily married for 61 years.
Oris worked for Mansfield Plumbing products for over 48 years until retiring in 2005.
A devoted Christian, Oris was a member of the Loudonville United Methodist Church and most recently attended the Haysville United Methodist Church. In his spare time, he took pleasure in flower and vegetable gardening, playing card games, and loved to bake cookies for those he cared about. Oris was also an avid sports fan of the Buckeyes, the Ashland University Girls Basketball team, and the Redbirds.
He is survived by his loving wife Ruth Nickles; children Mike (Cindy) Nickles, Tod (Joanne) Nickles, and June (Brian) Studer; grandchildren Alexandria, Tanner, Matthew, Christopher, Sarah, Zachary, and Jacob; and his brothers Donald “Don” Nickles and Jim Nickles.
In addition to his parents, Oris was preceded in death by his siblings Jerry Nickles, Gene Nickles, and Peggy Nickles.
The Nickles family will receive friends Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel, Loudonville. A private burial will take place at a later date in Pioneer Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions in Oris’ memory to Kindred Hospice may be made at the funeral home or mailed to 112 Harcourt Road #3, Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.
Snyder Funeral Home-Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Oris’ family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com