Obit – Mr. Nicky Edward Stallings
Nicky Edward Stallings age 62, of Carthage, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.
Nicky was born July 10, 1960 in Carthage, a son of the late Edward H. “Ed” Stallings and Wanda Woodard Stallings, who survives. He graduated from Smith County High School in 1978. Nicky married Luann Reynolds Stallings on March 10, 2003. He worked for Sanderson Funeral Home and Smith Co Monument Company for 30 years. Nicky worked for the City of Carthage for several years and he volunteered for 40 years with the Smith County Rescue Squad and Carthage Fire Dept and was injured on April 8, 2004 in the same fire that ultimately took his fathers life on August 1, 2004. Nicky loved hunting, fishing and riding mules.
Nicky is survived by his wife: Luann Reynolds Stallings of Carthage; children: Mikayla Stallings, Beau (Kayla) Stallings, Jacob (Rhonda) Watts; step-children: Michelle (Isaac) Zuercher and Melissa (Matt) Barnes; grandchildren: Rylee Ann Williams, Jude M. Zuercher Joseph Barnes, Kelcie Watts and Kolby (Summer) Watts; mother, Wanda Woodard Stallings; sister, Chanda (Ricky Barcley) Wood and nephew, Blake (Liza) Wood; brother, Jason Stallings.
Funeral services for Mr. Stallings were conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 1PM with Bro. Kerry Dugan officiating. Interment followed in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers: Jimmy Lankford, Gary Dodson, Colby Watts, Jake Watts, Blake Wood, Patrick Hackett.
Honorary Pallbearers: Carthage Fire Dept and Smith Co Rescue Squad.
The Stallings family request memorial donations in Nicky’s memory be made to Smith Co Rescue Squad or Carthage Fire Dept.
BASS of CARTHAGE