Wayne Evan Nicol
May 29, 1961 ‒ December 12, 2019
Wayne Evan Nicol, 58, of Delaware passed away early Thursday morning, December 12, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born May 29, 1961 in Delaware to Sherman John Jacob Nicol and Wilda Mae Harper. In 1979, Wayne graduated from Delaware Hayes High School and proudly served his country in the United States Marines. He also received the honor of being an Eagle Scout.
An electrician by trade, he worked for Romanoff Electric and Generac before working for himself. Wayne was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Chicago Bears and NASCAR. He enjoyed golfing, collecting Jack Daniels memorabilia and deer and bow hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with his 3 black Labradors, Bree, Jasper and Windsor.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, John Jacob “Jake” (Paige) Nicol of Columbus and Evan George (Lindsey) Nicol of Gahanna; love of his life for 17 years, Chris VanDyne-Evans of Sunbury; step-son, Cody (Cady) Evans of Delaware; step-daughter, Mandy (Alwood) Evans of Mt. Gilead; father, Sherman J. (Glenda) Nicol of Marysville; mother, Wilda Mae (Howard) Harper of Newark; 4 grandchildren; brother, Dean (Kristy) Nicol of Delaware; 2 nephews, Jordan (Julia) Nicol and Mason Nicol.
A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where services celebrating Wayne’s life will follow at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Contributions in Wayne’s memory may be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Wayne or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com