F. Rulon Nicholes, 86, former Utah County commissioner, died June 14, 1988, in American Fork.

He was born Sept. 29, 1901, in American Fork to Joseph and Eleanor Kelly Nicholes. He attended local schools and Brigham Young University.Mr. Nicholes was a former American Fork councilman and a multiterm Utah County commissioner. His duties included overseeing the county's civil defense and public-health activities.

He was a member of the Alpine Stake High Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a former bishop of the American Fork 3rd Ward.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Alpine Tabernacle, 100 E. Main in American Fork.

Friends may call Friday between 6 and 8 p.m. at 49 E. First North and Saturday between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the American Fork City Cemetery.