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William E. Nichols


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William E. Nichols

AGE: 89 • Millsboro

William E. Nichols, age 89 of Millsboro, DE formerly of Claymont, DE passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

Bill was born in Chester, PA on November 18, 1926 son of the late John and Alice (Henry) Nichols. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. Bill retired as an electrical engineer with Texaco in Delaware City, DE.

Mr. Nichols enjoyed all things automotive especially working on small to mid-sized engines. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed gardening, fishing, crabbing and boating. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #28 in Millsboro, DE.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances V. Nichols in 2007 and 2 brothers, Jack and Robert Nichols. He is survived by a daughter, Frances "Tootsie" Nichols-Farrow and her companion, William Turner; 3 sons, Wayne Nichols and his wife Carol, William Nichols and his wife Lisa and Richard Nichols and his wife Debbie; 3 important people in his life a granddaughter, Lisa Mikelat and her husband Mark and 2 special great grandchildren, Christian Farrow and Kierstien Givens; 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services with entombment at Gracelawn Memorial Park in New Castle, DE.
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 27 to May 1, 2016
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