Richard Nichols, Sr

Obituary of Richard Lee Nichols, Sr

Richard Lee Nichols, 84, passed away June 27, 2020.

Graveside Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 10:00AM Thursday July 2, 2020 at Lakeview Memorial Park. A "walk through" time of visiting with family and friends will be held Wednesday evening from 6:00PM until 7:00PM at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Lambeth Chapel. Please be respectful of social distancing procedures.

A life long resident of Guilford County, Richard was the son of the late Bessie Mae Maness and Richard Earl Nichols. In addition to his parents, Richard was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Louise Nichols; and a sister, Virginia Oakley.

Richard was retired from Motor Bearings , most recently NAPA Auto Parts, in Greensboro.

Survivors include his loving wife of almost 58 years, Gloria Benjamin Nichols of the home; daughter, Ruby Lee Conner of the home; son, Richard Lee "Rick" Nichols, Jr. and Tammy of Pleasant Garden; grandchildren, Jonathon Conner, Mark Conner, Mackenzie Nichols, Callie Nichols, and Ivie Nichols; and one great-granddaughter.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at


"Walkthrough" Visitation

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Pierce-Jefferson Lambeth Chapel
300 W Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Graveside Funeral Service

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Lakeview Memorial Park
3600 O'Henry Boulevard
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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