Goodbye Grandpa

NICHOLS, DONALD; age 94; of Altoona, FL; passed away peacefully May 26, 2010;
born in Conway, Arkansas, he raised his family in the Pontiac and Avon Township, MI area before moving to Florida.
Husband of the late Thelma; father of Therman (Judy), David, Shirley (Larry) Anderson and Glen (Judy) Nichols; cherished grandfather of eight and great grandfather of six; brother of the late Geneva Barnard and Vaughtie Nichols.
Mr. Nichols retired in 1972 from GM with 36 yrs. of service, a member of the First Baptist Church of Lady Lake, FL and former member of Rochester Hills Baptist Church.
He enjoyed gardening, bowling, fishing, family gatherings and his churches.
Funeral Service 2 p.m. Thursday at Rochester Hills Baptist Church, 3300 S. Livernois Rd., Rochester Hills with Visitation at the church 12:30 p.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions to Cornerstone Hospice Foundation of Lake & Sumter County, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778 would be appreciated; arrangements entrusted to Pixley Funeral Home, Rochester. Please leave condolences at