Walter Sidney Nicholson

Born: Tue., Apr. 13, 1926
Died: Wed., Dec. 7, 2011

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Walter Sidney Nicholson , age 85, of Atlanta, GA, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Nicholson was born in Maxeys, GA on April 13, 1926 to the late Joseph Marks Nicholson and Rosa Maxey Nicholson. He was a graduate of Maxeys High School and attended Business School, where he received a degree in accounting. He was an accountant for American Standard in Atlanta. He was a member of Druid Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta. After retirement he enjoyed gardening and walking. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Lamar Nicholson. He is survived by a nephew, Mark Nicholson and his wife Ann of Fayetteville, GA; other relatives and friends.

Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Maxeys Sunset Cemetery, 366 Sunset Drive, Maxeys, GA 30671 with Rev. Dan H. Maxey, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until time for the service at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Wilson White
   Posted Thu December 08, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Walter. He and I both attend Druid Hills Baptist Church (DHBC) in Atlanta, GA. Every Sunday Walter and I sat beside each other during the 11 am service. Walter was friendly to everyone and even brought produce from his garden and gave to people in church. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Vicki Hutchinson
   Posted Thu December 08, 2011
Walter had a smile that drew one to him...we would chat some before church services at Druid Hills. I often received some of the benefits from his love of gardening....and took him some Zucchini bread once, which he didn't think he had ever tasted. When my husband and I left ATL., Walter and I corresponded. I could sense his smile between the lines ~ he will be missed. Blessings!

Denise Wingate
   Posted Thu December 08, 2011
Mr. Walter was our dear, sweet neighbor on Arlington Place. He set such a kind, generous example for us all, especially our two boys. We loved receiving the gifts from his extensive garden that he would leave at our front door. We will miss seeing him walking down our street, always ready with a wave and a smile. Our sympathies are with you.

Kay Stephenson
   Posted Fri December 09, 2011
I lived around the corner from Mr. Nicholson, and though I didn't know him well, he was always cheerful when we met on our walks. He will be missed in the neighborhood.

Jay Walton
   Posted Mon December 12, 2011
I was deeply saddened when I received the news that Walter had passed away. I just talked with him on Sunday, December 4th. He was, as always, happy about being at church...and as always he was early. I know he enjoyed being able to walk to church. I missed him yesterday as I walked down the aisle next to the row where Walter usually sits. However, I am happy knowing that he will live eternally with his heavenly father. Sincerely, Jay Walton