Alvin Robert Nichols, 81, of North Wilkesboro passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Shady Grove Baptist Church in the Windy Gap community with Rev. Benny Romans, Rev. William Souther and Rev. Rodney Blake officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Mr. Nichols was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Wilkes County to Alfred Newton and Vesta Roberts Nichols. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He retired from Gardner Glass. Alvin loved playing horseshoes, sitting on his porch and the outdoors. He loved his church and cherished his family and his boxer, Smokey.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Zachary Hubbard; four sisters, Dimple Huie, Ollie Coleman, Veora Souther, Opal Nichols; and three brothers, Hal Nichols, Jack Nichols and Stuart Nichols.
He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years; Vergie Jarvis Nichols of the home, two daughters, Karen N. Hubbard and husband, John, Heather N. Mason and husband, Terry; a son, Anthony Robert Nichols and wife, Pam, all of North Wilkesboro; four grandchildren, Devin Nacahols and wife, Crystal, Dakota Parsons, Trent Mason, Aubrey Mason; and four great-grandchildren, Holden Nacahols, DJ Nacahols, Peyton Nacahols and Caylee Parsons.
Flowers will be accepted. Online condolences may be made to www.reinsturdivant.com.