David Nichols
1940 - 2016
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David Nichols, 76

David Nichols of Delphi, passed away on June 18, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Delphi. David was born in Logansport, Indiana on Feb. 9, 1940. His parents were the late David "Wiley" Nichols and Myrtle (Wilfong) Nichols Brown.

He was a 1958 graduate of Logansport High School.

David served in the US Army at Fort Lewis in Washington from August 1958-August 1961.

He married Shirley A. Timberman on July 10, 1960 in Logansport, Indiana.

Mr. Nichols retired in 1999 after 38 years with Delco Electronics at Kokomo where he was an industrial electrician.

David attended the United Methodist Church; he was a member of the American Legion Post #12; Life member of Mount Zion Masonic Lodge #211 and Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis, and Murat Shrine.

David enjoyed wintering in Punta Gorda, FL after his retirement and was an avid Purdue fan.

Surviving with his wife, Shirley, are 3 sons: Jeffrey Nichols (wife: Nancy) of Simi Valley, CA, Mark Nichols (wife: Suzi) of Noblesville, Chad Nichols (Fiancée: Amy) of Cincinnati, OH; brother, William Nichols of Keller, TX; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

David was also preceded in death by his step-father, Frank Brown and brother, Edward.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. service on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi. Mark Nichols will officiate. Masonic Rites by the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery, Delphi with Military Graveside Rites by the Carroll County Honor Guard.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in David's memory.


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Published in Journal & Courier on Jun. 20, 2016.
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June 26, 2016
So sorry to hear of Daves passing. His Florida family fondly remembers our times spent together. Dave was always first hug, smile and a story. Rest well Dave, we will meet again.
Love, Theresa and Glenn Zakany
June 24, 2016
Shirley, So sorry to hear of Dave's passing.
Lynn Wilfong
June 22, 2016
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. He was a great man and neighbor while we were growing up. Will keep you all in our prayers.
Linda Lou Penn
June 21, 2016
Shirley, Jeff, and Brock. Sorry for the loss you've suffered. I'm hopeful you can find piece of mind during your grieving time.
Mark Hendryx
June 21, 2016
Jeff and families so sorry for your Loss. Hang on to the wonderful memories of this great man you call DAD.
Nancy Holloway- Walter
June 21, 2016
So sorry for your Loss our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be miss , So Sorry Judy and Steve Davis
Judy and Steve Davis
June 20, 2016
I am so sorry for your great loss... Dave was a great man.... you are all in my prayers~
Janice Baker/Shrum
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