Nathaniel McGhee "Nick" Nichols
1938 - 2018
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Nathaniel "Nick" McGhee Nichols, 79 was born on June 5, 1938 to Willis C. Nichols Jr. and Beatrice Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Willis C. Nichols III and Bertram R. Nichols and son Michael Porter. Nathaniel graduated from Hamilton High School in 1956. He served two years in the Army. He is a member St. Timothy Community Church. He retired from Chicago Painting Services/J. L. Manta/ KM Industries. He leaves to cherish wife Sheila Nichols; daughters Yolana Nichols of Gary, Neeshenah Porter of Atlanta, Charmaine (Wil) Patterson of Milwaukee; daughter-in-law Karen Porter of Michigan City; sister Cleo (June) Deadmon of Chicago; brothers Charles (Phyllis) Nichols of Memphis and Phillip Nichols of St. Louis; sister-in-law Florence Nichols of Memphis; 19 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. Visitation Thursday April 19, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. With funeral services at 11:00a.m. All services at St. Timothy Community Church 1601 West 25th Avenue. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Apr. 15, 2018.
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April 23, 2018
I am missing you so much Nick.You are the best friend I have ever had.I will cherish the memories of our wonderful friendship. A true friend that would give me the shirt off his back. May the Lord God comfort your broken hearts, Sheila and Lana. Love ya, Harry Nickias.
April 17, 2018
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April 16, 2018
May God bless you and your family
Sheila during your time of grief. Stay strong
and he will continue to comfort you.
Mary Ann Canty Reedus
April 16, 2018
From one Nathaniel to another, Rest In Peace .
Julius (Billy) N Nichols Jr
April 16, 2018
Sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us God is thinking thoughts of peace toward us; to give us a future and a hope. In the days to come may you find comfort in that hope.
April 16, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. May you be comforted by your wonderful memories and the God of all comfort. (2 Cor. 1:2,3)
April 15, 2018
Mr. Nichols will always be considered a HERO for serving our country. Thank you Sir and May God hold you in his loving arms. Rest in Peace.
Laura Christy
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