James Arnold Nichols, age 64 of Graysville, Tn. passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023 peacefully at his sister Wanda's house, surrounded by his loved ones.
He loved the mountains, carpentry, remodeling houses, his antique 1992 Thunderbird car and riding the back roads. He was retired from Wheland foundry and a true "foundry man." His favorite thing to do was sit and watch the deer and hang gliders.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold William and Lois Ruth Merciers Nichols; daughter, Laura Beth Nichols; brothers, Franklin York and Jimmy Nichols; and sister, Alva "Little Susie" Hudson.
He is survived by his wife, Dara Nichols; step-daughter, Katherine Rhudy sisters, Wanda (David) Beard and Linda York; special friend, Alfred "Chink" Thomas; three grandchildren, Payton and Owen Cuzzort and Konnely Gannaway; along with several nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. central time at the scenic overlook on 111.
Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements.