Max Eugene Niccum, 92

Max Eugene Niccum, 92, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:42 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

He was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Wabash to Truman and Jessie (Prickett) Niccum.

Max married Marvelene Younglove in Wabash on May 4, 1944; she died Jan. 17, 2004.  He retired from Wa-Chester Farm Equipment, and also worked 20 years at the Wabash City Parks Department.  He was a life member of the Elks Lodge the Eagles Lodge, and the Moose Lodge, where he was also the oldest living member, all of Wabash.  He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion.  Max attended the Faith Baptist Church in Wabash and enjoyed working.

He is survived by three children, Terry (Shirley) Niccum, Sharon (James) Teague and Tony Niccum, all of Wabash, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and his companion, Esther White, of Wabash. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, brother, Marlin Niccum, and a great-grandson.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Dan Boone officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-7:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home, where there will also be a Moose Twilight Service at 7:30 pm.

Preferred memorial is Wabash City Parks Department.

The memorial guest book for Max may be signed at


Posted on 2015 May 15