Donald Niccum, 62

Donald L. Niccum, 62, Bremen, Ala., and formerly of North Manchester, died 8:22 p.m. Friday, June 28, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

He was born in Wabash on Aug. 19, 1950 to Edward R. and Esther (Merrick) Niccum.  He graduated from Manchester High School in 1969, served his country in the United States Navy, and was a heavy equipment operator. 

He married Judy D. Hall and she preceded him in death on June 17, 2011.  Surviving are four sons, Nico (Karen) Figueroa, Aurora, Colo.; Jonathon E. Niccum, Bremen, Ala.; Frank Anthony (Anna) Niccum, Santa Cruz, Calif.; James (Shanna) Hays, Bremen, Ala.; two daughters, Kimberly M. Niccum, Las Vegas, Nev., and Christina Hays, Hanceville, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild; three brothers, Rexford (Mary Ethel) Niccum, Combes, Texas; Clark Niccum, Fort Wayne; Ronald (Barbara) Niccum, Stafford Springs, Comm.; and a sister, Patsy (William) Wimmer, Columbia City.  He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Donald attended Bethany Baptist Church (Church on the Lake) in Bremen, Ala., and enjoyed his grandchildren and fishing. 

A graveside service with military honors will be held at Gold Cemetery, Scottsboro, Ala. 

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Posted on 2013 Jul 01