Christopher "Chris" Tyler Nichols, 30, Seymour, passed away at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.
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Born March 21, 1983, in Columbus, he was the son of Mark and Denise (Christopher) Nichols. On July 11, 2009, in Columbus, he married Betsy Jorgenson, who survives.
Chris was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour. He was a 2001 graduate of Seymour High School. While working as a welder for Toyota, he was pursuing a degree in engineering. Chris was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and helping out on the farm. He loved football.
Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Bernice Christopher; paternal grandmother, June Nichols; his father and mother-in-law, Jay and Dianne (Flanagan) Jorgenson; sisters, Lori (Kevin) Lister and Alyssa Nichols (fiancé Kyle Gentry); brothers-in-law, Danny and Teddy Jorgenson; and nephew, Zachary Lister.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Roscoe Christopher; and paternal grandfather, Elmer Nichols.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour, with the Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, the Rev. Philip Bloch and the Rev. James Rodriguez officiating. Burial will take place at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Dudleytown.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel, Seymour, and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service and memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran High School Athletic Department, Wishard Hospital Burn Unit or the donor's choice.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.
Voss and Sons Funeral Service
316 N. Chestnut Street
Seymour, IN 47274
Published in Tribune from Sept. 4 to Sept. 8, 2013