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Tribute to Robert "Bob" Nickell

The West Liberty Police Department sends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mayor Robert "Bob" Nickell.  Mr. Nickell passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 10, 2009.  Mr. Nickell was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps, from 1967 to 1971, where he attained the rank of Captain.  Mr. Nickell was a graduate of Morehead State University, where he received a teaching certificate in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.  Mr. Nickell lived a life devoted to community service, having been a U.S. Postal Service employee for 28 years.  He was also a member of the Gateway Area Development District's Board of Directors from 1999 until 2009.  Mr. Nickell proudly served as the Mayor of West Liberty from 1999 until his death in 2009.