Nick Ryan maples, 22 of Clever and Nixa community, left his family and friends on June 13, 2022.

Nick was raised on a farm full of life and love for the animals that he took care of. He played football at Nixa and always looked up to coach Wickwar. Nick was a good strong Christian man. More than anything he loved his family, farm, friends, animals, and guns. His family did not just involve his parents, brothers, or cousins, but his football and military brothers as well.

Although his life was cut short, he will live in our hearts and remember the joy that he brought to all those around us. Nick will never be forgotten, and he will forever be watching over us all.

Nick is survived by his father and mother Scott and Leah Maples; his brother Kyle Maples and wife Lauren Maples; brother Alex Allen; along with his military and football brothers.

In lieu of flowers, the family will be posting a link for a fund that will be in honor of suicide awareness.

Visitation will be held at the Second Baptist Church on Saturday June 18th, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will follow from 12:00pm – 2:00pm.

Arrangments are being made by Adams Funeral Home.