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James W. “Cowboy” Nicholas
1965 - 2021
Jim Nicholas

James W. “Cowboy” Nicholas, 56, of Belmont, died on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 of a heart attack.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10 at the Belmont Convention Center, Belmont, with a Celebration of Life to follow until 6 p.m., where there will be food and fellowship. Pastor Mary Ann Floerke will officiate. Burial will be at the Belmont Cemetery at a later date. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at

A complete obituary is in the October 6, 2021 issue of The Platteville Journal.