Robert "Bob" Nichols
1939 - 2020

Robert "Bob" L. Nichols

August 22, 1939 - Nov. 17, 2020

HOBART, IN - Robert "Bob" L. Nichols, age 81, of Hobart, passed away at home surrounded by his family, on November 17, 2020, after a seven year battle with lung cancer and COPD. He was born on August 22, 1939, in Hammond, IN. Bob was a retired Chrysler Mechanic after 40 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his family, watching the Bears and Cubs. He could fix anything that was broken. Bob loved to tinker in his garage and work in his yard. He will be dearly missed by his family and all that knew him.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Mary C. Nichols; brother Don Nichols. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years Barbara (Nee Falaschetti); loving father to his children: Robert A. Nichols, Denise (Jeff) Davy, Jacqueline (Matt) Smejek, Christine (Bob) Prodoehl, Leanne (Brian) Weiss; proud grandfather to: September (Eddie) Decker, Matt (Holly) Smejek, Ashley (Ben) Landis, Alexandra Smejek, Brianna (Andrew) VanderWoude, Brandon and Peyton Prodoehl, Megan and Kennedy Weiss; great grandchildren: Cheyenne, Colton, Gabe, Benny, and Quinn; brother Jim Nichols.

Due to COVID-19 funeral services will be private. BURNS FUNERAL HOME (Hobart) entrusted with arrangements.

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Published by The Times on Nov. 20, 2020.
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sorry to read this, didnt know that Don had passed, remember the days at Jo Joes in north Hammond, Jim passed in May of 18, learning to live without them is the hardest. Blessings to all of the family.
Faye Rzonca
November 20, 2020
a loved one
November 20, 2020
a loved one
November 20, 2020
RIP Bob. We were neighbors on Torrence Ave. Sorry Barb for you and your family.
Daryl Grandbois
November 20, 2020