Nicholas Joel McCain

Nicholas “Nick” Joel McCain, 29, of Brazil, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at his residence. He was born on June 26, 1989 in Clinton, IN, the son of Jeffrey A. McCain and Brenda L. Blake.

Nick was a 2008 graduate of Rockville High School and attended Indiana State University. He worked with his uncle in construction. He enjoyed Taekwondo and took second in sparring at the 2001 World Championships. He enjoyed playing euchre, monopoly and chess. Nick also enjoyed to fly planes, read,and study history and neurobiology. He liked to engage in intellectual discussions about politics and philosophy. Nick had a love for animals, people and especially his family. Nick had a big heart and was willing to help anyone at a moment’s notice.

Survivors include his parents; siblings, Paul McCain and his wife, Crystal of Houston, TX, Jarred McCain and his wife, Kerri of Starkville, MS, Samantha Hassler and her husband, Trevor of Brazil and Bethany McCain and her boyfriend, Shane Sutherlin of Cloverdale, IN; nieces and nephews, Austin and Nora McCain, Desmond and Raelyn McCain, Tilden and Corben Hassler; grandmothers, Wanita MacDonald and Naomi Blake; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial services will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday August 31, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, 210 North Walnut Street, Brazil, IN with Reverend Gary Scroggins officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday August 30, 2018 in the church. The family kindly requests that memorial contributions be made to: Team of Mercy Inc., P.O. Box 3321, Terre Haute, IN 47803 or to The First Presbyterian Church,210 North Walnut Street, Brazil, IN 47834. To light a candle in Nick’s memory, visit: