William (Bill) M. Nichols, Lt. Col, USAF, (Ret,),
age 84, of Jacksonville, Arkansas was called home to the Lord and joined his
wife and best friend of 55 years, Priscilla M. Nichols, on Oct 19, 2014. He
was born April 20, 1930 in Groton, New York to the late Ambrose F. Nichols
and Laura G. Nichols. He is survived by his sons, William L. Nichols (Carole)
and Douglas M. Nichols and grandchildren, Andy (Katie) and Rachel Nichols.
Bill married his high school sweetheart, Priscilla, in 1952. He proudly
served his country for 28 years in the USAF flying B-25's, T-28's, C-47's,
C-54's, C-119's, C-124's, AC-130's, and C-130's. Bill was stationed
throughout the U.S., Europe, and the Far East, including two tours of duty in
Viet Nam. He retired in Arkansas to a life of golf, fishing, gardening, and
Bill was a wonderful, loving, caring, faithful husband, father,
grandfather, brother, uncle, friend and Christian who put family, friends,
and God first. He will be dearly missed.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made to the American
Diabetes Association 320 Executive Ct, Little Rock, Ark.
72205. (501) 221-7444.
Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Moore’s
Jacksonville Funeral Home. Arrangements by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home
& Crematory (501) 982-2136.