Alton David Nicholson passed away on Jaunuary 5, 2015 in Brownfield. He was born on October 8, 1945 to David and Imogene Nicholson in Fort Worth. He graduated from Brownfield High School in 1964 and attended Tarrant County Junior College. Alton was drafted into the United States Army in 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1972. He will be remembered for his fierce love of music and his talents playing almost any instument, especially the guitar. Alton is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara Sue Murphy.
Alton is survived by 2 daughters, Amy Paiva and husband Brian Paiva of Brownfield and Sara Hays of Lubbock; 3 grandsons; 2 granddaughters; a great grandson and a great granddaughter.
The family will have a private graveside service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donation be made to the Friends of the Brownfield Animal Shelter, c/o Terry County Vet Hospital, 1030 US Highway 82, Brownfield, TX 79316.