Scott Fredrick Nicely, 50, parachuted his way into heaven on April 4th, 2018 at home in Cape Coral, FL. He was the husband of Lisa (Kielczewski) Nicely. They shared 27 years of marriage together.
He was born on August 9th, 1967 in Beech Grove, Indiana. He attended Riverdale High school in Fort Myers, FL. In 1985 he enlisted in the army as a paratrooper. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division 1/504 PIR, in Fort Bragg NC. He participated in Operation Just Cause in Panama where he was awarded Combat Jump Wings for his courageous jump under enemy fire. He also participated in Desert Shield and Desert Storm where he served in the Iraqi desert protecting American freedom. He received a multitude of accolades for his service. In 1995 he retired as an E5 Sergeant. He was proud of his military service alongside his brothers-in-arms.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa (Kielczewski) Nicely; a son, Owen (Madison Kilgore) Nicely; parents, Jim and Rae Nicely, and Mary Ann and Barry Isenberg; siblings, Lisa (Scott) Wiskowski, and Jimmy Ramey; siblings-in-law, Barbara (Glenn) Smith and many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by mother and father-in-law, Stella and Chester Kielczewski; sister, Sheila Ramey; brother-in-law, Carlos King; and great niece, Jaleeza Gonzalez.
Scott was extremely proud of his son, Owen and his pursuit of the sky. They shared a fondness for the Florida Panthers, RC, drones, and anything relating to Jacksonville University.
He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, generosity, heart of gold and bad-to-the-bone spirit.
A memorial service will be held on April 13th, 2018 at 10:00 AM at New Life Assembly of God. The address is: 5146 Leonard Blvd. Lehigh Acres, FL 33973.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you may consider making a donation to the 82nd Airborne Association. Donations can be made online at: http://www.82ndairborneassociation.org/donate. Check donations can be made by visiting the website, printing the completed form and mailing it to the address below with your donation:
82nd Airborne Division Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 87482
Fayetteville, NC 28304-7482
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Fort Myers.