Charles E. Nichols, Sr., 66, of Kersey, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born on August 19, 1954, in Brockway, a son of the late Francis and Lillian Pierce Nichols.
Mr. Nichols was a lifelong resident of the area and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed hunting and local tourist attractions, such as seeing the elk and Kinzua Dam. An avid racecar fan, he could often be found at Nascar racing and going to the Poconos Speedway. He also enjoyed dirt track racing.
He is survived by three children; Leilehua Nichols of WA, Kimberly Stine of St. Marys and Charles Nichols, Jr., of St. Marys, and by nine grandchildren; Kinohilani, Makana, Kalai, Keano, Mana, James, Mary, Ellianna, and Ariela. He is also survived by four siblings; John (Pam) Nichols of Brockway, Raymond (Chris) Nichols of Brockway, Shirley (Bob) Chamberlain of St. Marys, and Dianne (Wayne) Tubbs of Clearfield, as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother; Francis Nichols, Jr.
There will be no public visitation or funeral services.