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Thomas Lamont Nichols

Springfield, Illinois

Oct 23, 1981 – Sep 21, 2021 (Age 39)


October 23, 1981
September 21, 2021
Springfield, Illinois


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Ruby Funeral Services & Chapel, Inc. - Springfield Obituary

Thomas Lamont Nichols 39, departed this life on September 21, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born October 23, 1981 in St. Louis. MO, the son of Queen Nichols and James Nichols Jr.

He was a member of Friendship Full Gospel Church under the leadership of his father, Bishop James Nichols Jr. where He sing in the choir.

 He graduated from Springfield High School. He worked numerous jobs, KFC on 9th and North grand, McDonald’s on 6th Street, Goodwill on outer Park Drive and Sparc on Stanton Ave. He loved video games, bowling, and movies, cook out with families and family time.

He was proceeded by; sisters; Shantee Nichols and Queen Nichols, grandmother; Dorothy Nichols, great grandmother; Lillian Williams and Jennie Mae Nichols.

He leaves to cherish memories; father; James Nichols, mother; Queen Nichols, brother; James (Shelly) Nichols of Port, St. Luci, FL, sister; Sharon Nichols of Springfield, IL, niece; Sierra Nichols and nephew; Cameron Nichols both of Springfield, IL, grandfather; James (Frederica) Nichols Sr. of East St. Louis, grandmother; Annie Wilson of Columbus, MS, several uncles, aunts, cousins, other family members, and friends.


Public Viewing Wednesday September 29, 2021


Friendship Full Gospel Church 

1501 East Washington Street

Springfield,IL 62703

Bishop James R. Nichols Jr.


Funeral Services Thursday September 30, 2021



New Jerusalem Baptist Church 

1924 Central Street

East St. Louis, IL 62207

Bishop Robert J Nichols Sr.


Sunset Gardens of Memorials
3230 Cemetery Road
Millstadt,IL 62260


CDC guidelines will be followed



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Sorry to here about James I remember him when he was a little boy and Shantee also i was a nurse who cared for them both.Prayers to your family.

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Thomas was a loving, cheerful, caring person. The love of God was all in his spirit. He will truly be missed, and thought of often!!!❤❤❤

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Sorry for your loss, praying for your family