Obituary for Corbin Carlton Nicolls
Corbin Carlton Nicolls, 83, of Newcastle, WY died at his ranch home on November 26, 2017.
Corbin was born in Pringle, SD, on June 25, 1934 on the family ranch to Lewis and Florence (Sparks) Nicolls.
He attended the Pleasant Valley Country School, riding horseback 12 miles a day until the 8th grade.
On February 15, 1953, Corbin and Helen (Hansen) were married in Newcastle.
Throughout his life he worked in the oilfield, construction, and logging but his true passion was ranching. In 1963 they purchased their present ranching operation where cattle, crops, and four children were raised.
Corbin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen; sons, Stanley (Linda) Nicolls, Torrington, WY, Sam (Tracey) Nicolls, Windsor, CO, Merle Nicolls, Newcastle; daughter, Karen Dowdy, Newcastle; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on December 2, 2017 at the Weston County Senior Center in Newcastle.
A memorial has been established to the Weston County Senior Center.