Obituary: Dwight R. Nichols


Dwight R. Nichols of Bradenton, Florida passed away from this earth March 11, 2023. A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Hanceville Senior Center, located at 209 Michelle St. NW, Hanceville.

Dwight is survived by his son, Tim (Andrea) Nichols; grandsons, Zack (Emily) and Ben; long life companion, Gail Knott; sisters; Irma Tubbs and Corene (Jim) Phillips, and a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a son, Matthew; his parents, Gordon and Carrie Nichols; and his brother, Don Nichols.

Dwight was born in Cullman, Alabama on Jan. 1, 1942. After graduating from Hanceville High School, he later moved to Bradenton where he worked for Loral American Beryllium as an aerospace machinist. Upon retirement form Loral, he worked for the Florida State Department of Agriculture as a federal inspector.

Dwight was a great friend to many and had a huge heart to serve others in need.