Charles W. Nichols

August 20, 1946February 9, 2013
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Charles W. Nichols, 66, of Bryan, entered into rest on February 9, 2013 in Bryan. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, February 11th at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. The funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 12th at Memorial Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Kurten Cemetery.

Charles was born August 20, 1946 in Bryan, the son of Charles A. and Dorothy (Ivey) Nichols. He was a member of Central Church of Christ. Charles served the City of Bryan as a firefighter for 22 years until his retirement. He also worked at West Repair for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Ann (Bond) Nichols; children, Jennifer Holloway & her husband Dwayne of Kurten, Charlie Nichols & his wife Jennifer of Cypress, and Matt Nichols & his wife Robin of Kurten; a brother, Roger Nichols & his wife Emmy of Glen Rose, Texas; grandchildren, Brook Conaway & her fiancée Justin Branham of Kurten, Tyler Conaway of Kurten, Cash, Jackson and Sawyer Nichols, all of Cypress, Cooper and Tanner Nichols, both of Kurten; and expecting his first great grandson, Aiden Robert Branham in May. Mr. Nichols is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Compassionate Care Hospice or Precinct 2 and Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Departments.


  • Visitation Monday, February 11, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Pam Blinka-Kindt

February 13, 2013

Ann, I am so sorry to hear the passing of Charles. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Whether we live or die we belong to God.

Oritz & Annie Green

February 12, 2013

To the Family Our prayers are with you, and the strength that you will need in the days to come may the Lord give you all the strength of his Love to embrace a life that was lived.He loved his Family this is what I remember most about Charles {Chuck} at West Repair.That he loved his family and those he came in contact with.memories from Annie was his kind spirit and loving smile

February 12, 2013

Deepest sympathy and fond memories.
Bob Wright BFD retired

Noemi, Doris and Gloria

February 12, 2013

Jennifer, our deepest condolonces go out to you and your family. May God comfort you and family during your time of sorrow and give you strength. We will keep you all in our prayers.

kk webb

February 12, 2013

Ann, i am so totally sorry for your loss> He was a great guy-my family and i are here for you.Love,Karen Karli Webb and family

February 12, 2013

That smile of his in the photo says a lot about this man. He gave his disease a strong battle. Amazing how you all worked together. Ann, Jennifer, Matt, Charles your dad will be greatly missed, but look at the memories you have to look back on and help you through this sad time.We Love you guys and our hearts are heavy and we will continue to keep you in our prayers.Carroll and Frances.

Paula Fisher

February 12, 2013

Ann, so sorry to learn of Charlea passing. If you need anything let me know. I'll always remember you were there for us when we lost Mom.

Shirley DREAHN Binford

February 11, 2013

Ann, I am sending my sympathy to you and all of the family. I am thinking of you all at this time. I know Charles Wayne will be greatly missed.

Pam Criscitiello

February 11, 2013

Charles, words cannot say how much we will miss seeing you and Ann in the clinic. It was such a joy and pleasure to care for you, joke with you and hang out with you. Your strength, perseverence and bravery in battling your disease was astounding and you will be greatly missed. My love and sympathies to your family.

Clyde and Genia Goen

February 11, 2013

Ann, Genia and I were deeply saddened to hear of Charlie's passing. I know that you will miss him greatly. I have been thinking of the many years we spent together at BFD. You know, he never failed to let me know that I was older than him, if only by a few hours.