Harry G. Nichols, Sr. Of Newberry, FL passed away peacefully at Haven Hospice in Gainesville on Wednesday June 16, 2021. He was 76.
He was born in Palatka, but moved to North Port, AL where he was raised by his Grandparents. In his late teens, he returned to Florida and has been in this area most of his life. He received his AA from Santa Fe Community College, and he has always been an entrepreneur. He attended Seminary at Emory University and served as a pastor in the United Methodist Conference. Harry served as a city commissioner of Newberry for several terms and also served as Mayor of Newberry for one term.
Harry was preceded in death by his Grandparents Vester and Annie Nichols, his daughter Annie Nichols, and grandson Kyle Broach. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years Debbie Nichols; his daughters Mandy Mullins (Paul), Cissi Stanford (Rick), and Loriana Nichols; his sons Chance Nichols (Utako) and Aaron Nichols; numerous siblings; and 4 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Services for Harry will be held at the Milam Funeral Home Chapel in Newberry Saturday June 19, 2021 at 1:00pm, with a visitation one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions please be made to Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care of Milam Funeral Home 22405 W. Newberry RD, Newberry, FL 32669. 352-472-5361 www.milamfh.com