Marvin “Nobi” Nicholson, Jr., 60, of Princeton passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020.
Marvin was born on February 26, 1959 to Marvin Sr. and Julia Nicholson in Southern Pines, NC. He graduated from Pinecrest Highschool in 1977 and attended Sandhills Community College. Marvin developed a fondness for trains from a young age after witnessing a model train layout at a family friends home. His feelings for trains developed in to a passion driving him to move to New Jersey to pursure the railroad industry. It was here that he began working for NJ Transit, establishing a 30+ year distiguished career. He became a member of, The New York Society of Model Engineers, model train club for many years, traveled to train shows all across the country yearly, and even fulfilled a personal goal in 1995 by hosting his very own train show. Marvin enjoyed building model train layouts and was an avid collector of model trains. He was a good man, a loving father, and a loyal friend.
He is survived by his parents Marvin Sr. and Julia; son Adrian; daughters Alexandra and Shavon; grandchildren Ethan, Isabella, and Somaya; and sisters Ellen (Art), Cindy, Crystal (Jerry), and Robin; nieces and a host of relatives
Visitation will be on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Rd. at New Rd., Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.