October 8, 2010
Carl R. “Buck” Nichols, 75 of Urbana, passed away Friday, October 08, 2010 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born August 5, 1935 in Mingo, Ohio the son of Richard and Merle (Davis) Nichols.
Buck was a very hard worker; he worked for over 40 years in road construction for both, Ray Hensley Construction and Urbana Tire and Asphalt.
He enjoyed animals, especially horses, Karaoke, tractor pulls and racing stock cars. He was a very active and special person that had a great sense of humor and he loved his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beverly (Cotrell) Nichols; his sons, Steven Nichols, Tim Souders and Rodney Souders; his daughters, Vickie Hooper and Penny Brewer; his grandchildren, Jade Souders, Chad Souders, Travis Souders, Britni Souders, Jason VanHoose, Brad VanHoose, Shane Brewer, Shawn Brewer, Eric Souders, Ryan Souders, Carl and Eugene Tackett; and several great grandchildren and a host of friends including many that were very special to him.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Vickie Benner.
Following Buck’s wishes his body will be cremated. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.