Funeral services for Ralph Delbert Nickel, 64, of Panorama Village will be held on Friday, January 5, 2007 at 3 p.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Rev. Tim Byrd officiating. Interment will follow in Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2007 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Cashner Funeral Home.
Mr. Nickel was born on August 17, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana and passed away on January 1, 2007 in Conroe, Texas. He served his country in the U. S. Army. He was a member of the Rig Riders of Houston, Texas Shoot Out, and NHRA Division 4. He was a member of Prostar and also a partner of the Extreme Racing team.
Ralph is survived by his sons, Kenneth Nickel of Bartlett, Charles Nickel of Houston and Brad Nickel of Panorama Village; mother, Ruth Newman of Merryville, Louisiana; brothers, Tommy Nickel of Hayes, Kansas and Bobby Nickel of Merryville, Louisiana; grandchildren, Kelsea Nickel, Daniel Nickel and Scotty Nickel. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive.
Pallbearers will be Jim Roberts, Jack Coker, Murry Thouchette, Rick Buxton, Mike DominoCarey Bartlett and Charthen Heard and David Bryan.