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Knoxville, TN 37918
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019
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11020 Roane Drive
Knoxville, TN
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Fred Nichols

1943 - 2019
Fred Nichols Obituary
Fred Nichols

Knoxville - Fred Nichols, age 76, went peacefully into the arms of the Lord with his daughters holding his hands, on the morning of November 5, 2019. He was born in Knoxville, TN on June 27,1943. This loving and caring father and grandpa graduated from Fulton High School in 1961, then went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee Manga Cum Lada. He was on the National Honor Society Board of Transportation. He served in the Army National Guard and worked in transportation as a dispatcher until his retirement. Fred was preceded in death by father, Fred; mother, Jean; brother, Doug; special and favorite aunt, Myrtle; and his best friend-mother of his 3 daughters, Sandy Chapman Nichols.

He leaves to cherish his memories, daughter Laurie and son in law to be, Keith Brown; special daughter, Susan; daughter, Allison (Jason) Chambers; grandson, Austin Boggs; granddaughters, Kinsley and Adalyn "Addy"; brother, Roy (Joan) Nichols; along with many special nephews and close friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Concord United Methodist, 11020 Roane Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934. The family will receive friends on Sunday November 17, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:30, Service will follow with Rev. Larry Trotter officiating.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Nichols family and invites you to view and sign the online registry at
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10, 2019
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