Walt L. Nichols

December 4, 1935 - September 10, 2020

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Secor Funeral Home
202 W Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
2:30 p.m.
Maple Grove Cemetery
New Haven , Ohio 44850

Walt L. Nichols, 84, of New Haven, Ohio passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 4, 1935 in Willard, Ohio to the late Alfred and Ada Nichols.

Walt worked at RR Donnelley and Sons for 39 years in the art department. In his spare time he enjoyed collecting arrowheads, rocks and gems as well as carving wood and stones. Other hobbies of Walt's included archery, square dancing, and playing spoons and horseshoes.

Walt will be forever missed by his wife of 58 years, Tina Nichols of New Haven; children, Pam (Jim) Martin of Willard, Ed (Brenda) Adams of Willard, Debbie (Terry) Stephens of Ravenna and Renee Collins (Steve Dapper) of Mansfield; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and nephew, Al Wilson of Clyde.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. A graveside service will follow on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


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Murray & Madelyn Winland - Sep 17, 2020
Hi Debbie, Terry, and family. We are very sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed the chats we had with your Dad, limited as they were. He was a great guy.
Joyce Ally-Bailey - Sep 13, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss.
Terri Bays Schmidt - Sep 13, 2020
Renee and family, so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers
Gayle and Linda Gahr - Sep 13, 2020
Renee and family, our sincere condolence at this time of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul F Veverka Jr - Sep 12, 2020
I Am So Sorry for Your Loss Mr Nichols Raised A Fine Daughter in Debbie Whom Is My Boss and Awesome One at That! Parenting!
chuck and Shirley Athy - Sep 12, 2020
So sorry to hear about Walt. We had been looking for him at Uncle Dudley,.and missed you guys. He is free now.
John & Maryann Devlin - Sep 12, 2020
Dear Tina, Debbie, Renee and family, We are so sorry to learn of Walts passing. He was one of the most kind and gentle souls we have ever known. As Tom so graciously pointed out, Walt was always willing to share his knowledge and experiences as well as his tremendous passion for his family and activities. We were so very fortunate to have been neighbors for much of our lives growing up and the values and friendship Walt, and your entire family shred over these many years will never be forgotten. May god grant you peace and comfort in these difficult moments with warm and loving memories of your lives enriched from your time together. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, John and the Devlin Family
David and Sheila Urie - Sep 12, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss
Tom Devlin - Sep 11, 2020
I am so saddened by this news..walt taught me to play pingpong in the basement..showed me how to shoot a bow..my condolences to Tina and the kids ..he was talented in so many ways..a good man..sorry for your loss
Charles & Joanne Nickles - Sep 11, 2020
Tina and family. Was saddened to hear the news about Walt. This has been such an unreal year. Prayers that God will wrap all of you in His arms and comfort as only He can.
Kim Davis - Sep 11, 2020
Thinking of your family in this time of sadness
Mary and Roger Harmon - Sep 11, 2020
So sorry to hear of you loss of your husband, father, grandfather. He was such a talented man and will be missed by all that knew him.
Amy Mosley Walters - Sep 11, 2020
My deepest sympathy. May God give you some comfort in your memories.
Jeri Laser - Sep 11, 2020
Tina and family, I am so sorry to hear about Walt’s passing. You were together a long time and you will truly miss him. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Until you see each other again
Mindy Utz - Sep 11, 2020
My deepest condolences to the Nichols family.