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James L. "Don" Nicholson

James L. “Don” Nicholson, 83, of Albany died Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Lee County Health and Rehabilitation. The family will hold a private service with Nicholas Barry and Rev. Debbie Cone officiating.

A native of Albany and part of the Albany High School Class of 1957, Mr. Nicholson was retired from the U. S. Air Force serving during Vietnam. He spent time in San Antonio and Houston before moving back to Albany in 2012 after the death of his wife of 40 years, Trudy Nicholson.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Bernice Nicholson and a brother Wilburn Nicholson.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Martha L. Nicholson, step son Karl Schulenburg, step grandson, Michael Schulenberg, niece Kathy Hanson (Tony), a great niece and two great nephews.

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or your favorite charity.

To sign our online registry, or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.


A candle was lit in memory of James L. Nicholson

Tony Hanson Dec 23 2021 1:42 PM

James (Nick) to us in Texas was kind and sweet, giving, honest, he loved to BBQ in the spring thru summer, and he was good at the grill.
We went camping,fishing.
They loved their grandson Michael James, and he loved both of them they thought him good values and life lessons as he grew
into the man that he is.
We will miss Nick .
He is now with Trudy his beloved .

Orie Schulenburg (daugther in-law) Dec 22 2021 7:39 PM