Gene A. Nichols
Gene A. Nichols, 76, of Paducah passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 11:53 p.m. at Lourdes hospital.
He was an Elder at Gospel Mission Worship Center. A retired electrician, he was a 50-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers where he had served in several capacities, including secretary, treasurer and on the apprenticeship committee. He served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne and the 508th.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dixie Fox Nichols of Paducah; his mother, Mildred Bethell Hamby of Wister, Okla.; three sons, Steve (Kim) Nichols of Paducah, Greg (Lisa) Nichols of St. Louis and Brian Nichols of San Clemente, Calif.; two brothers, Jack Nichols of Laguna Hills, Calif., and Richard Nichols of Payson, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, Justin Nichols, Jessica Nichols McDowell, Dylan Nichols, Brandon Howe, Jordan Nichols, Paige Nichols, Ally Nichols, Andrea Nichols, Aaron Nichols and Brandon Nichols; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Nichols.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Jim Wright and the Rev. Jim Greenwell officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Creatures Great & Small, P.O. Box 9173, Paducah, KY 42002.
You may leave condolences or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.