Edward Rayon Nichols, 85, of La Grange, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Munfordville.
He was born in Spencer County. He served his country in the Army and Air Force, also he was a member of the Buckner Baptist Church, and he worked at the Lewis Seed Company.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Rachael Mobley; his parents, John Salem and Lula Frances McGaughey Nichols; his daughters, Katherine Lee Nichols and Crystal Lee Nichols; his son, Johnny Rayon Nichols; his brother, Henry Harland Nichols, and his sister, Mary Catherine Nichols.
He is survived by his daughters, Gail Strode and her companion, Danny Philpott, of Munfordville and Jane Roby and her husband, Kent, of Mount Washington; his son, William Henry Nichols of La Grange; his sister, Anna Jane Harris of Crestwood; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Noon to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Greenwell-Houghlin Chapel with Bro. Paul Hagerman officiating. Burial: Valley Cemetery.
Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions to be made to Hosparus of Louisville.