Tyler Bowen Nickey, 33, of Carlisle died Wednesday October 20, 2010 at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born June 1, 1977, in Carlisle, he was the son of William J. and Carel (Sheffer) Nickey of Carlisle.
He was known to family as Bo, to friends as Tyler and colleagues in the music industry as well as fans as VJ Beatnic. As the only Vj turntablist in Central Pa, specializing in Serato, he worked locally at Alibi’s, Dickinson College, Ski Roundtop and many other venues. He lived passionately, loved whole heartedly and never gave up. He’s equated to a phoenix rising.
Bo loved golfing, especially at Carlisle Barracks Golf Course with the “Golf Nuts”. He was also an incredible snowboarder. He was also the owner of SoulPro Entertainment.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister: Carrie Mailey Perry (and husband Todd), nieces Samantha, Payton , Chay and Gabby and Leah Salvador (and husband Brandon), all of Mechanicsburg; two brothers William J. Nickey Jr. of Cold Spring Harbor, NY and Kirk Nickey of Hobe Sound, FL sister Laurie Nickey of Loxahatchee, FL; Aunt Sondra Alban (and husband Ralph Ferreiro) of Carlisle
Also surviving Bo is his Fiancé and soul mate, Ginger Walker and the children he called his own, Austin and Baileigh, Aleeshia and Kaylea.
Celebration of Life services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2010 from the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle with the Rev. William Haken officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 4-6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the D J Beatnic foundation, % any Wachovia Bank branch.