Leroy Nichols | Beaufort County Now

Mr. Leroy Nichols, age 95, a resident of Mill Road, Washington, died Thursday, January 2, 2020 at his home. leroy nichols, washington, place of residence, january 3, 2020
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Leroy Nichols

December 25, 1924 - January 02, 2020

    Mr. Leroy Nichols, age 95, a resident of Mill Road, Washington, died Thursday, January 2, 2020 at his home.

    Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, January 5, 2020 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, conducted by Steve Hill. Burial will follow in the Nichols Family Cemetery, Mill Road, Washington.

    The following will serve as pallbearers: Steve Griffin, Ronald Pilgreen, Glen Moore, Archie Griffin, Jimmie Perry, and Bob Shagena. Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter Nichols, Logan Nichols and Damon McCoury.

    Mr. Nichols was born in Beaufort County on December 25, 1924. He was the son of the late Meggie Ray Nichols and Nellie Cherry Nichols. Mr. Nichols served in the Navy during World War II. He was a retired logger. As an avid hunter, Mr. Nichols was a member of the Horse Pen Swamp Hunting Club. In his spare time, he made homemade knives, built creek boats, tinkered on old tractors and enjoyed his dogs, including "DD" (Dirt Dobber).

    On December 17, 1949, Mr. Nichols was married to the former Erna Rowe, who preceded him in death, January 2, 2013.

    Mr. Nichols is survived by two sons, Michael R. Nichols and wife, Susan, Lee Nichols and wife, Susan McCoury all of Washington; four grandchildren, Hunter Nichols, Logan Nichols, Damon McCoury, Melissa Nichols; four greatgrandchildren, Sarah Harris, Hailey Harris, Jaxson Foster, River James Payne and nephew, Kevin Reeder of Little Rock, AR.

    In addition to his parents and his wife, Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Joy Nichols and sister, Ernestine Reeder.

    The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at his home.

    Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, 1208 Brown Street, Washington, N.C. 27889 or the Beaufort County Humane Society, P. O. Box 33, Washington, N.C. 27889.

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Nichols family.




Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 04
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home - Washington
900 John Small Ave.
Washington, North Carolina 27889

Funeral Service

Sunday, January 05
2:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home - Washington
900 John Small Ave.
Washington, North Carolina 27889


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