Roscoe Nicholson

Obituary of Roscoe Charles Nicholson

Roscoe Charles Nicholson, of Slidell, Louisiana, passed away on March 26, 2021 at the age of 89.  He is a native of Clayton, Georgia, born on August 20, 1931 to the late Roscoe Nicholson and Emma Strickland.  Roscoe is the beloved husband of 68 years to Lorraine Nicholson; cherished father of Russell Clay Nicholson and Susan Lee Nicholson; caring uncle of Ben Marchman; and brother of the late Margaret Marchman. 

After high school, Roscoe proudly served in the United States Airforce, bravely flying F-86 Sabre Boeing fighter jets during the Korean Conflict.  He later attended The University of Georgia, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.  Roscoe was employed with Rocketdyne and Rockwell International as an aerospace engineer.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Roscoe was laid to rest on March 31, 2021 at a private graveside service in Forest Lawn Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be expressed at


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