Richard Nichols

November 30, 2011

Mr. Richard Nichols, 69, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at a local hospital.

Mr. Nichols was a native of McDavid and a resident of Flomaton for the past 20 years. He was a loving husband, father and stepfather and attended the Holiness church. He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Nichols; his mother, Bernell and Melvin Eddins; and a brother, Ronald Nichols.

He is survived by his wife, Jessie Godwin of Flomaton; his son, James Nichols of Pensacola; two daughters, Abby Gail Smith of Rockford, IL, and Mary Wiggins of Peidmont, AL; three stepdaughters, Pamela Noble of Milton, Laura Gibson of Pace, Darlene Rojas of Biloxi, MS; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a brother, Alvis Nichols of Dakota, IL.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 2, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in Atmore with the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. .Burial will follow at Byrneville Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 1, 2011, from 6-9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home

Pallbearers will be Gaiel Noble, Shane Gibson, Thomas Trainer, Manuel Rojas, Nathaniel Nichols and Kevin Wiggins.


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made toward Mr. Nichols’ funeral arrangements.


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