Ted “Dale” Nichols Sr., 74, of North Wilkesboro passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at the home of his daughter in Stanfield.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 7, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Center Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Key officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6 until 8 Thursday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Nichols was born March 30, 1945, in Wilkes County to Ted R. Nichols and Ethel Holcomb Nichols. Mr. Nichols was a member of Center Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by four sisters, Louella Brown, Della Sears, Jan Farthing and Christine Blankenship.

Mr. Nichols is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn R. Pilkenton Nichols of the home; a daughter, SFC DeAndree Watson and husband, Joe, of Stanfield; two sons, Ted Dale Nichols Jr. of North Wilkesboro and Marty Len Nichols and wife, DeAnna, of Hickory; two grandchildren, Deyton Watson and Mystery Watson; two sisters, Deborah Pruitt and husband, Tom, of Asheville and Judy Nichols of Purlear; a sister-in-law, Jean Waters of North Wilkesboro; and a brother, William Nichols and wife, Shirley, of Purlear.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Center Baptist Church, 205 Center Baptist Church Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.

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