Carl Leroy “Cork” Nicol, 76, of Assumption, IL died at 3:55 am Sunday August 4, 2013 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 6, 1936 in Assumption the Son of John Keith and Mary Olive Boliard Nicol.

Mr. Nicol was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Suez Canal and the Gulf of Tonkin. He was a retired applicator for P & C Ltd. Fertilizer Co. He was a member of the V.F.W and American Legion both of Assumption IL. And was a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan.

He is survived by companion Trudy List of Assumption, Brother: Ron and wife Terri Nicol of Taylorville, Sister-in-Law: Marie Nicol of Minier IL. Nieces and Nephews: Spencer Weber, Stacy Higgins, Shannon Mann, Josh Nicol and Rhonda Nicol-Sterzinger. Great-Nieces and Nephews: Gavin Weber, Logan Weber, John Spencer Higgins, Lauren Higgins, Margaret Higgins, Bridget Higgins, Austin Wright, Allison Wright, Alivia Mann, Emily Sterzinger and Mia Sterzinger. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brother: Richard L. Nicol, 2 Sisters: Donna Janet Blancalflou and Marilyn Jean Weber. 

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday August 7, 2013 at 11:00 am, First United Methodist Church of Assumption With Rev. Tom Compton officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services in the church. Cremation rites will be accorded following services.

Memorials may be made to the Assumption Veterans Memorial Monument in care of the First National Bank of Assumption, 141 N. Chestnut St. Assumption IL. 62510

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