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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007
Complete Obituary
John Nichols
  John W. Nichols, 71, Rockford, died Feb. 5, 2007, at his residence.
He was born July 13, 1935, in Sewell, Ky., to Hobert and Beulah Williams Nichols. On Jan. 19, 1957, he married Norma Jean Carpenter, who survives.
Surviving are two sons, John (Patty), Rockford, and Les (Cheryl), Celina; four daughters, Lillian (Robert) Denney and Jeanie (Dale) Smith, all of Rockford, Rita (John) Huey, Mendon, and Laura (Marty) Martin, Decatur, Ind.; 13 grandchildren, seven step grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Kenny; three brothers, Sam, Russell and Raymond; and two sisters, Stella Grimes and Helen McDonald.
He retired working for the town of Rockford and also worked for Willshire elevator and CTS, Berne, Ind.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Armon Nichlos officiating. Burial will follow at Willshire Cemetery, Willshire.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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