LarryRay Nichols Larry was born to Harold and Helen Nichols in Aberdeen Washington on May 25th 1944, and died on April 20th 2013 at UC Davis hospital in Sacramento, CA from complications from a fall and injury to his head. He lived in Red Bluff, CA for the past 30 years and owned and drove his own logging truck for various companies. He loved driving his truck (Bigred) and playing cards with friends, he was a member of the local cribbage club the Moose Lodge and the Elks Club which he attended regularly and loved their prime rib dinners. He leaves his wife Shirley Powell-Nichols, a son Lance, grand-daughter Kelly; two step-children, Gordon Powell and Rhonda Powell; a sister Sally Jo McCullum of Montana (husband Ernie) and many nephews, nieces and cousins and too many friends and fellow truckers to mention but whom will all miss him and his wry sense of humor. His father, mother, two sisters and a brother preceded him in death. He graduated from high school in Portland Oregon and served in the Marine Corp and Reserves after graduation. His body was donated to science and his ashes will be spread in Arcata where he spent manv of his younger years and where his brother and father are buried. A memorial service will be held on May 2nd at 4 o'clock at the Moose Lodge in Red Bluff on 99west to honor Larrys life. RIP.
Published in Daily News on Apr. 30, 2013