A memorial service for Edward Wade “Hot Shot” Nickerson Sr., 58, of Silsbee was at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee. Mr. Nickerson passed away December 20, 2014 at Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston. He was a native of Kountze and a longtime resident of Silsbee. He proudly served his country in the Merchant Marines. Mr. Nickerson is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Eddie Headrick Nickerson; brother, Dana Tanner; and sister, Sandy Tanner. Survivors include wife, Beth Nickerson of Silsbee; sons, John Kellum and wife Virginia of Irving, Brandon Crain and wife Jennifer of Silsbee, and Ed Nickerson Jr. of Midland; daughters, Angel Maestas and husband Chris of New Hampshire and Melody Crain of Silsbee; brothers, Wiley Nickerson and Henry Nickerson and wife Nancy, all of Silsbee; and grandchildren Caleb, Grace, Brynlee, Desiree’, Gabby and Chris Jr.