William Nichols, Jr., 94, of Reidsville, NC went to be with the Lord Saturday February 18, 2017 at his home after a lengthy illness.
Graveside memorial services will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday February 21, 2017 in Reidlawn Cemetery.
A native of Reidsville, NC, he was a son of the late William Nichols, Sr. and the late Lallah Sapp Nichols and had lived in Reidsville most of his life. He was the retired branch manager of American Tobacco Co and a US Army Air Force veteran of WWII. He attended UNC Chapel Hill, and was a graduate of the Program for Management Development at Harvard University. He was a member of Main St. United Methodist Church where he had previously served as a Steward, Sunday School Teacher, and Den Master. He was an avid fan of UNC Chapel Hill athletics and enjoyed playing golf and tennis at Pennrose Park Country Club. Bill was a former member of the Board of Directors of Annie Penn Hospital, Pennrose Park Country Club, Rockingham Community Foundation, Hospice of Rockingham County, Crimestoppers of Rockingham County, Help, Inc., and served as the former campaign chairman of United Way of Reidsville. Bill was preceded in death by his wife: Constance Scoggin Nichols, a son: William Nichols III, and brothers: Jack Nichols and Charles Nichols.
Survivors include: daughters: Jean Fetter Catlett and husband Brian, Nancy Price and husband Larry, son: Anthony Armistead “Tony” Nichols and wife Kimberly, and a daughter-in-law: Melinda Nichols, He is also survived by grandchildren: Josh Nichols, Larry “Bear” Price, Kelley Price, Nick Nichols, Zach Nichols, Grace Nichols, Katherine Nichols, Victoria Nichols and Chelsea Nichols.
There will be no formal visitation.
Memorials may be sent to The Rockingham County Animal Shelter 250 Cherokee Camp Rd. Reidsville, NC 27320 in honor of his faithful companion “Bear”.
Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Nichols family.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com
Tuesday February 21st, 2017
1530 Barnes St.
Reidsville, NC 27320
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Submitted by Elder Catherine T Wilson on Feb 20 2017 09:31:50 PM
Nancy, I'm very sorry to hear about your Dad. He was well liked by everyone who knew him.
Submitted by Morris Hudson on Feb 20 2017 08:44:18 PM
Nancy, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. You and your family are in my prayers.
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Dear Nancy & family, So very sorry for y'all's loss❤️🙏😇 May God bless y'all 🙏 Mr. Nichols was a very nice & carrying man! You were so blessed to have him so many years!❤️🙏😇
Submitted by Bobby & Alice on Feb 19 2017 08:27:25 PM
He always had a smile on his face and a friendly greeting.
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I was privileged to be his secretary for several years prior to his retirement. Such a wonderful gentleman and great boss! Sending sympathy to his family.
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