Timothy Berry “Tim” Nichols, 55, of Woodbury died Oct. 28. He was born Nov. 14, 1956. He was preceded in death by his parents Cecil Nichols and Bobbie Lee (Gannon) Nichols.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 30 years, Anna Nichols of Woodbury; two sons, Josh and Amy Nichols of Woodbury, T.J. and Brandi Nichols of Manchester; brother, Billy and Melba Nichols of Woodbury; sister, Judy and Robbin Pitts of Walter Hill; grandchildren, Laura Beth, Lane, Hannah Jo, Alden, Jolen, Kailin, Brady and Lasten; also, two special aunts, Irene Gannon and Christine Gannon.
Mr. Nichols was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. He graduated from Woodbury Central High School in the class of 1976. After graduation he worked for 20 years with TDOT as supervisor for Cannon County. He was an active member of the Cannon County Walking Horse Association for over 30 years and had served on the board for the last several years. The association was his passion and he helped to raise money for the purchase of land for its members.
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home in Woodbury from 6:30 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the service at 1 p.m. in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. James McDonald will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Garden.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cannon County Walking Horse Association by contacting Smith Funeral Home (615) 563-5337, www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 31, 2012