Dateline: October 2, 2008
Robert A. Nichols, 90, of Denton died Monday, September 15, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital of Denton.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at the Southmont Baptist Church with Dr. Larry Reynolds officiating. Burial was held in the Roselawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Nichols was born September 20, 1917, in Clarendon, to S.T. and Maude (Lillard) Nichols. He was married to Juliette McCall on February 22, 1941, in Mineral Wells. She died on July 7, 2007. He attended Clarendon College, University of Texas, and Southern Methodist University Law School. He was an Attorney and Land Developer. He was a member of the Southmont Baptist Church, Presidentís Council, University of North Texas, and past President of the Rotary Club. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as 1st Lt. on Battleship.
Mr. Nichols is survived by two daughters, Susan and husband Tom Hastings of Valley View, TX, Kathy James of Cooper Landing, Alaska; a son David and wife Judy Nichols of Denton; three nieces, RaNell Parker, Martha Northcutt, and Elizabeth Jones; three nephews, Mark and Turner Baxter and Turner Newton; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Cindy Nichols, and a grandson, Matt Harper.
Memorials may be made to the Southmont Baptist Church, 2801 Pennsylvania, Denton, TX 76205.
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