Delmar E. Nichols, age 72 of Chamois, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012, at his residence.
Delmar was born December 23, 1939, in Chamois, a son to the late Henry and Thelma (Wohlgemuth) Nichols.
Delmar was a 1958 graduate of Chamois High School and worked at several businesses as a mechanic.
On June 16, 1961, Delmar was united in marriage to Judy Kay Turnbow in Keokuk, IA. On February 25, 1984, he was united in marriage to Patsy Ellwood in Osage Beach. She survives at the home.
Delmar was a lifelong area resident and a member of the Linn Family Worship Center.
He enjoyed wood crafts, hunting, fishing, and the outdoors.
In addition to his wife, Patsy, Delmar is survived by: three sons, Everett Nichols of Linn, David Nichols of Fayetteville, GA, and Kevin Nichols of Macon; one stepson, Albert Lloyd, Jr. of Marshall; two daughters, Rebecca and her husband Chris Layton of Linn, and Sarah Nichols of Cedar Rapids, IA; three step daughters, Elaine Cummings of Lake Ozark, Renesse Wolfe of Jefferson City, and TessaLena and her husband Clifford Coan of Holts Summit; one sister, Lucille Bascom of Chamois; six grandchildren, 10 step grandchildren and four step great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one sister, Henrietta Hoffman and two brother-in-laws, Chester Bascom and Arthur Hoffman.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Chamois.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Chamois with Rev. Jim Metscher, Rev. Glenn Holems, and Rev. Matt Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the Harris Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family.