Obituary- Mr. Roger Nichols

Mar 27th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

Mr. Roger Lewis Nichols, 82, of Mt. Airy passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 on his 63rd wedding anniversary at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry County on August 25, 1935 to the late Roger Nathan and Nell Gentry Nichols. He was a graduate of White Plains High School class of 1954. Mr. Nichols was a farmer and owner/operator of Gold Leaf Tobacco Warehouse. He also operated tobacco warehouses in Kentucky, Georgia and South West VA. He later went into the real estate business with his sons, Jimmy and Sam. Mr. Nichols attended Mt. Airy Friends Meeting. After retirement Mr. Nichols loved spending time on the farm, fishing, riding horses and spending time with his dog Baby Doll. He is survived by his loving wife, Shelby Badgett Nichols of the home; three and sons and two daughters-in-law, Tim Nichols of Winston Salem, Jimmy and Jill Nichols, Sam and Tina Nichols all of Mt. Airy,; grandchildren, Matthew and Megan Simpson, Andrew Simpson, Jessy Nichols, Jake Nichols, Jarod and Morgan Wilson, Alexandra Nichols, Emma Nichols; a great grandchild, Rosie Simpson; brothers and sisters-in-law, J. Glenn and Glenda Nichols, Ben and Hilda Nichols all of Mt. Airy; a brother-in-law, Larry Badgett and Peggy of Mt. Airy; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by a son, Gary Lewis Nichols. Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy served the Nichols family. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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