Cover photo for James L. "Don" Nicholson's Obituary
James L. "Don" Nicholson Profile Photo

James L. "Don" Nicholson

July 17, 1938 — December 19, 2021

James L. "Don" Nicholson

James L. “Don” Nicholson, 83, of Albany died Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Lee County Health and Rehabilitation. The family will hold a private service with Nicholas Barry and Rev. Debbie Cone officiating.

A native of Albany and part of the Albany High School Class of 1957, Mr. Nicholson was retired from the U. S. Air Force serving during Vietnam. He spent time in San Antonio and Houston before moving back to Albany in 2012 after the death of his wife of 40 years, Trudy Nicholson.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Bernice Nicholson and a brother Wilburn Nicholson.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Martha L. Nicholson, step son Karl Schulenburg, step grandson, Michael Schulenberg, niece Kathy Hanson (Tony), a great niece and two great nephews.

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or your favorite charity.

To sign our online registry, or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at

To order memorial trees in memory of James L. "Don" Nicholson, please visit our tree store.


Visits: 14

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree