- December 31, 1948 - September 20, 2009
- Surprise, Arizona
of Robert's Passing
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“R.I.P Grandpa. I will always remember that Christmas we had in that cool house in the woods.
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“I have known dear Bob since 1980. He was a true human being who was devoted to Carol and his sons. I will never forget when he first told me about...Read More »
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Robert A Nicol - December 31, 1948 - September 20, 2009 Loving and dedicated husband, father, brother, and son. Robert passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday after a long and courageous battle with cancer . He was 60 years young. He focused his life on his career and family. He spent more than 30 years with Mingus Constructors Inc. as general manager earning numerous construction awards. Bob enjoyed being active and outdoors, he loved hunting and fishing. He was an avid sports fan who held Cardinal's season tickets for 20 years and rarely missed a game. He also enjoyed a good round of golf and playing poker with his friends. Bobs passion was his boys' and being an intricate part of their interests, which included football and track, never missing an event. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Carol Nicol. They have two exceptional boys, Chris 27 and Jake 21. He is also survived by his mother Ruby, brother Mark, and sister-in-law Laurie. Preceding him in death was his father Allen Nicol. His greatest pride was his children. He made each and every day special. His family and friends, while they mourn his death, celebrate his beautiful life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society . A viewing will be held Thursday, September 24th from 5-7pm. Services will be held Friday, the 25th at 11am at Menke Funeral Home located on 12420 North 103rd Ave., Sun City, Arizona 85351. There will be a celebration of Bob's life immediately following the service at his home. Friends and family are welcome and encouraged to attend.