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"Born Free" James H. Nichols

"Born Free" James H. Nichols

May 20, 1939 - January 5, 2018
Gibraltar, Michigan | Age 78

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather


Nichols, James H., age 78, January 5, 2018, formerly of Gibraltar. Beloved husband of the late Joan Nichols. Loving father of Kim (Duane) Trojniak, William (Marianne) Knight, Steven (Sheryl) Knight and Susan (Dan) Rose. Also, survived by 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and his sister Julie Storm.

James was a lifelong resident of Gibraltar, a volunteer firefighter and was retired from Monsanto. He was an avid ham radio operator and talked to people all over the world. He was known as Jimmy "Mudcat" Nichols on the CB. He was a long time member of the Rockwood Moose. He loved golfing, walking, and snow mobiling, but most of all boating to Sugar Island and Crystal Bay. James was a sun worshiper and always had a FULL body tan. He spent his winters in Florida and traveled across the country in his motorhome.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of James' life may be made to the Brownstown Animal Shelter

Visitation And Services Will Be Private

The Trenton Chapel of The Martenson Family of Funeral Homes
3200 West Rd.
Trenton, MI 48183
(734) 671-5400

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