GASTONIA - Raymond Eric Nichols "Rainbow", 56, 1335 Green Circle Drive, died Jan. 28, 2014, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Hun-tersville.
A native of Gaston County, he was the son of Emma Gill Nichols and the late Ephiram Nichols Sr.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Gastonia.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Costner Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.