NEWPORT NEWS - Robert William Nichols, age 76, went to be with the Lord on March 23, 2013. Bobby was surrounded by his family as he passed from a short illness. He was born in Roanoke and was a lifelong resident of the Peninsula. He served in the United States Navy and was retired from the Civil Service, Postal Service. Bobby attended Riverside Baptist Church and Warwick Moose Lodge #1711. He was preceded in death by his parents, George William Nichols and Damaris Ruth Bennett Nichols. He is survived by a sister, Gainor Nichols Clarke and 2 brothers, James Melvin Nichols and George Samuel Nichols. Bobby is survived by many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and great nephews who loved him very much. His family would like to express their gratitude for the unending dedication of the nurses in SICU at the Pavillion, Riverside Hospital. We can't thank you enough for the special care he received. Visitation will be Friday, March 29 from 6-7:30 at Peninsula Funeral Home. Services will be Sat, March 30 at 11am at Peninsula Funeral Home as well. Graveside services will be in Roanoke on Mon, April 1 at 2pm at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the
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Published in Daily Press on Mar. 27, 2013
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