Archive for Thursday, February 18, 1999


February 18, 1999


— Services for Charley Harold Nichols, 63, Lecompton, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton, with military graveside services by the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of Lawrence.

Mr. Nichols died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at his home.

He was born Sept. 18, 1935, in Eminence, Mo., the son of Harold Gus and Wilma Lee Nichols Brune. He attended elementary and high school in McLouth.

He served two years in the U.S. Army. He worked for Constance Construction prior to becoming project inspector for the city of Lawrence. He retired in 1996.

He was a member of the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14, Lawrence.

He married Sandra Kay French on July 8, 1972, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Harold David, Eudora, and Richard and Michael, both of Lecompton; four daughters, Ann Clark, Lenexa, Donna Davis, Tonganoxie, and Susan Wood and Dee Nichols, both of Lecompton; his father, Lawrence; and 12 grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Assn. or American Diabetes Assn., sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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