LEBANON -- Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at Wilson County Funeral Home on South Maple Street for Mr. Nichols, 79, of Lebanon.
Known as "Nick" to his family and friends, he died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at his residence.
A native of Pittsburgh, PA., he lived in Lebanon for the last 31 years.
He was the son of the late Harrie Sr. and Anna Mae Lucas Nichols, Mr. Nichols was a veteran, having served in the US Navy for three years and with the US Army for seven years as a member of the 101st Airborne Screamin' Eagles.
For the last several years of his working life, he was worked at Cedar Forest Market.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: children John (Brenda) Nichols, Gregory Nichols, Kimberly Nichols, Penny Nichols and Bonnie (Kevin) Oliver; grandchildren Jason, Jessica, Josh, Chasity, Courtney, Lucas, Brooke and Lucas; great-grandchildren Austin and Lily; sister, Ellen Jane Donnelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife of 45 years, Betty Jane Harris Nichols; parents and sister Ann Fichera.
Pallbearers: John Nichols, Josh Reese, Jason Mendez, Kevin and Luke Oliver and Tommy Harris.
Arrangements by Wilson County Funeral Home and Memorial Park.