Dennis Wayne Nichols

November 5, 2021

Dennis Wayne “Boogar” Nichols resident of Pensacola, FL passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at the age of 65. He was born in Escambia County, AL on August 6, 1956 to the late Edward Chester Nichols and Cora Lee Nelson Nichols.

Dennis was a hard worker. He worked for Penrod Oil Company as a “Roustabout” meaning he did it all. He had a special relationship with his grandchildren and spent as much time with them as he could. He had a green thumb, loved dancing, dogs and horses. Dennis was even a horse jockey in his younger years. He would spent hours telling stories about the “Good Ole Days”.
Dennis brought joy to everyone he ever met or came across. He will be missed.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Tamara Kaye Nichols; parents; brother, Samuel “Sammy” Nichols; and three sisters, Mickey Diane Roley, Susan Nichols, and Shirley Faye Nichols.

Dennis is survived by his daughter, Ashley Mathis; son, Kevin Nichols; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and one sister, Lisa Lee.

Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Gonzalez Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Godwin Cemetery, Bratt, FL.

The family will receive friends at 10AM prior to services.


One Response to “Dennis Wayne Nichols”

  1. Yourbabygirl on November 11th, 2021 3:08 am

    Let me start with daddy i love you and miss you so much i cant believe your gone. Its just way to soon we only lost momma 2 1/2 years ago, i wasn’t ready for this im just lost im trying to keep going and moving forward but its hard im so proud of how strong you were you gave it all and kept fighting but i know your happy up there with momma you missed her so much. Daddy you and momma please watch over us down here i could use the help right now. I love you daddy you we’re my super hero ( my rocky) lol…i just don’t what to do without you here. I know you say don’t cry or be sad but that’s easier said than done. Well no goodbyes right only see you later Daddy I love you more than you’ll ever know See ya later

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