Jeffrey Nickell-Carlisle

Jeffrey Nickell-Carlisle died Feb. 17 at Tacoma General Hospital. He was 35.

He was born July 27, 1967 in Bellevue, grew up in Federal Way and graduated from Decatur High School in 1985. He received a degree in travel at Highline Community College and was employed by Alaska Airlines for the past 14 years. As product supervisor for Mexico Vacations, he traveled throughout Mexico representing the airline.

He was active in WCC Cheerleading Camps and helped coach cheerleading at Evergreen High School and Highline Community College.

Survivors include his mother and father, Brenda and Michael Carlisle of Federal Way, and father Tom Nickell of Chehalis; brothers and sisters Monti Nickell, Stacey Jha, Jennifer Kennedy, Jamie Carlisle and Nickki Nickell; and grandmother Bonnie Carlisle. He was preceded in death by his brother, Matt Nickell.

Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at Christ’s Church, 941 S. Dash Point Road.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Christ’s Church Building a Legacy Fund, 941 S. Dash Point Road, Federal Way, WA 98003, or to Alaska Airlines Employee Assistance Fund, 19530 Pacific Hwy. S., Seattle, WA 98188.