Bobby Nickles

Donalds – Robert “Bobby” Bryson Nickles, 95, widower of Barbara Ann Clement Nickles, of Nickles Street, died Sunday, June 12, 2022 at his home.


Born in Abbeville County, he was son of the late John Robert and Elise Crawford Nickles. He was a life long member of Greenville Presbyterian Church, where he previously served as elder and treasurer. Mr. Nickles was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He retired from the United States Postal Service as the Donalds SC Postmaster. He was a diehard Clemson Tiger fan. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Surviving are: three daughters, Elaine Broadus of Charlottesville VA, Amy (Jim) Latimer of Alpharetta GA, and Karen (Marion) Bledsoe of Johnston SC; nine grandchildren, Brenna Broadus, Morgan Broadus, Tyler Latimer, Connor Latimer, Casey Bledsoe, Tucker Bledsoe, Hunter Bledsoe, Gavin Bledsoe, and Bryson Bledsoe.

Mr. Nickles was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his son, Robert Stanford Nickles; a daughter, Janet kaye Nickles; his brother, Howard Nickles; and his sister, Grace Johnson.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Thomas Pitman officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 A.M. Saturday at Pruitt Funeral Home prior to the service. The family request memorials be made to Greenville Presbyterian Church, PO Box 157, Donalds, SC 29638. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Time: 11:30 A.M.
  • Place: Garden of Memories
  • Visitation: 10-11 A.M. Saturday at Pruitt Funeral Home prior to the service
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