John Nicholson, 51, of Corning passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at his home. A celebration of life gathering will begin 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at John and Angela’s home, 1690 Adams-Taylor St., Corning, Iowa 50841. Burial will be in Prairie Rose Cemetery in rural Corning at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Memories can be shared at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
John Robert Nicholson, the son of Richard “Rick” Rowland and Linda Ann (Boyer) Nicholson, was born Aug. 27, 1969, in Corning. John graduated from Corning High School.
On May 15, 1993, John married Angela Marie Higgins at his parents’ house in Corning. Two children, Dalton and Dallas, blessed this union. John was a lifelong farmer. He and his family operated a dairy farm for many years and he later had a herd of stock cows. In addition to raising livestock he grew corn, soybeans and hay. Later in life he operated a hay grinder for Rick Jackson.
John enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, who were his pride and joy. He liked to cruise and check on crops. He never knew a stranger and was a person who you could always count on for a good laugh.
Left to cherish John’s memory are his wife, Angela, of Corning; son Dalton (Dory Schaffer) Nicholson of Corning; daughter Dallas (Craig) Lock of Gravity; seven grandchildren: Brayton, Garrick, Westley, Delaney, Aleaha, Kysen and Cale; parents Rick and Linda Nicholson of Corning; sisters: Becky (Blake) Pritchard of Brooks, Kim (Matt) Bashor of Lenox; brother Bill (Chris) Nicholson of Corning; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
John was preceded in death by his grandma and grandpa Boyer and grandma and grandpa Nicholson.