Malcolm Lee "Nick" Nichols

Malcolm Lee "Nick" Nichols, 93, of Benton, passed away at St. Vincent's Infirmary under the care of Arkansas Hospice on Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was born on December 1, 1925 in Delaware, Arkansas to the late Lee and Virvil Nichols. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Claudia Nichols. Nick served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 11th Airborne Paratrooper Division in the Pacific. He retired from Alcoa after 34 years. He and Claudia were long time members of Northside Church of Christ where he served as Deacon for many years. Nick is survived by his children; Steve Nichols (Kim) of Benton, Linda Butler (Rick) of Dardanelle, Cheryl McCartney of Chouteau, Okla., grandchildren; Katie Nichols Mitchell, Parker Nichols, Chris Butler, Lacey Butler, Allison McCartney, Kara McCartney, and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 at Northside Church of Christ with Jim Gardner officiating. A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m., prior to the service. A private burial will follow. Arrangements by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (501) 315-4047. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Corin Read Christian Camp c/o Northside Church of Christ, 917 N. East Street, Benton, Ark., 72015. Online guestbook at\ballard.

Published April 29, 2019

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