It is with great sadness we tell you that Kenneth Wayne Nicely of Freedom, PA, passed away on April 17, 2016, at the age of 76. Ken was born on August 22, 1939, to parents Ken and Ruth Nicely. He was the oldest brother to John and sisters Canda and Cindy. Ken graduated from Monaca High School. He was a retired Electronics Technician, and was also a WPIAA football, track, and basketball 0fficial.Ken will be missed by his wife of 41 years, Joyce, and their combined family, which includes Joyce’s daughters Jocelynn, Jaymi, Jacki, and son Jason, and Ken’s sons David and Richard, and daughters Jodie, Diana and Julie, twenty one grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Grandchildren Ian, Bryce, Jesse Michael, Jared, Katriona, Arabella, Giovanni, Kelsey, Jake, Michelle, Jessica, Ashley, Jeremy, Jesse, Alyssa, Lexy, Mady, Ella, Mary Kate. Great grandchildren Jacen, Audriana, Jamison, Landon, Nataley, Brooke, Ethen, AmbroseAtticus, Nina, Thoren.Ken was truly one of a kind, with a generous spirit and quick wit. He loved unconditionally, and all of his children and grand children felt that from him. He loved to see a genuine smile, and was especially happy when his family was gathered around him. We will all miss him more than words can express.A service will be held at Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services,1119 Washington Ave., Monaca, on April 20, between the hours of 11am and 3pm. The family is grateful for the condolences, but declines flowers, preferring donations be made to the Salvation Army.