Dateline: August 3, 2006
L. (Larry) Nichols of Mesquite passed away July 28, 2006.
He was born February
3, 1930, in Clarendon, and was preceded in death by his father, Ralph
Winston Nichols, and his mother, Winnie Nichols-McCall.
He is survived by his
wife of 47 years, Doris Nichols; one daughter, Vicki Brooks and husband,
David; one son, Paul Nichols and wife, Angie; four grandchildren, Lauren
and Jonathan Brooks, Megan Nichols, and Dalton Trott; two sisters, RaNelle
Parker and husband T. F., Martha Northcutt and husband Bobby; one
sister-in-law, Jonell Bean; one uncle, Bob Nichols of Denton; and many
nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
Ralph, who was
affectionately known to his family as Larry, began his life in Clarendon,
Texas, where he lived for many years until he moved to the Dallas area. He
later served his country in the United States Navy, graduated from North
Texas State University, and worked for Royal Insurance Company until his
retirement at the age of 62. He was a member of the Meadow View Church of
Services were 11:00
a.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2006, at the Meadow View Church of Christ, 4100
N. Galloway, Mesquite, TX. 75150.
Copyright © 2006, The Clarendon Enterprise. All Rights Reserved.