2012-10-27 / Obituaries

Herschel W. (Nick) Nichols, Jr.

Herschel W. (Nick) Nichols, Jr., age 89 of Jacksontown, passed away on October 21, 2012, at Flint Ridge Nursing Home in Newark. He was born to the late Herschel G. and Jennie (Faller) Nichols. Nick is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Eva (Dodson) Nichols; son, Jerry Nichols of Columbus; daughter, Connie (Dan) Lambeth of Columbus; and grandsons, Steve Lambeth of Columbus and Brian Nichols of Newark.

Nick loved his family that includes brother, Bill (Pat) Nichols; sisters, Betty (George) Detty, Neta White and Dottie Freeman; and sisters-in-law, Joanne Day, Opal Roberts, Nancy (Buck) Armentrout, and Pat (Dan) Graham and their families. Nick enjoyed spending time with his special friends, Pam Sex, the Bobo family, Pat Roberts and family, the Edmister family, and friends at Brenda Sue’s Country Music. His beloved dog, Lucy, was his special pal.

Nick loved his country and proudly served in the Army as a mechanic during WWII and was stationed in Germany, Austria and France. He worked in his father’s coal delivery business, construction, and then retired after 18 years with B & L Motor Freight in Newark.

Funeral service is at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at the Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 108 N. 7th St., Hebron, with Pastors Bob Beyer and Carol Kirk as celebrants. Burial with full military honors by the Licking County Veterans Alliance will follow at the Hebron Cemetery.

The family would like to thank all the staff and friends at the Flint Ridge Nursing Home and Village for their loving support. Memorials in Nick’s name may be directed to the Jacksontwon United Methodist Church, PO Box 275 Jacksontown, OH 43030.

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral & Cremation Service, Hebron, is honored to care for the Nichols family.

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