The Valdosta Daily Times
Donnie Ray Nicholson, 59, of Valdosta passed away on May 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born on Oct. 5, 1953 in Raymond, Kan. to the late Ray Edward and Florrie (Powell) Nicholson. He was of the Baptist faith. He attended Hamburger University in Chicago, Ill. This turned into a 24 year career with McDonalds. He continued to work for McDonalds until declining health forced him to retire. He was the Director of Operations.
His survivors include his wife, Debra Nicholson of Valdosta; daughters and sons-in-law, Jennifer Laurie and Jeff DeLoach of Valdosta; DeAnna and Austin McCulley of Pflugerville, Texas; Jessica and Alan Nichols of Pflugerville, Texas; grandchildren, Amber Warren of Pflugerville, Texas; Carter Warren of Pflugerville, Texas; Carson DeLoach of Valdosta; Taylor Grace DeLoach of Valdosta; Dixie RayAnn Nichols of Pflugerville, Texas; mother-in-law, Vivian Jones of Valdosta.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in Riverview Memorial Gardens in Valdosta. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday one hour prior to the services. Sympathy may be expressed online at musicfuneralservices.com. — Music Funeral Services of Valdosta