David Barclay Nichols
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David Barclay Nichols
  • July 3, 1944 - April 27, 2017
  • Manakin Sabot, Virginia

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David Barclay Nichols, 72, of Manakin-Sabot, Va., passed away April 27, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. Dave's wife, sons and their families were with him for the final weeks of his life. Dave was preceded in death by his parents, George and Cludia; and brother, Pete. He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Matt (Natalie) and Andrew (Laura Shackelford); grandchildren, Jake and Abby; sister-in-law, Kathy Pauli (John Eldred), Chris Nichols (Michelle); grandniece, Zoe; and cousin, Claudia Hume.
Dave was an insurance executive, whose career spanned over 40 years. After opening Palmer and Cay of Virginia in 1996, he led this operation as president until his retirement in 2007.
The family will receive friends at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, Va. 23229 from 5- 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2017. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to further Multiple Myeloma research may be made to Dr. Carol Ann Huff, in memory of Dave Nichols, c/o Johns Hopkins, 401 N. Broadway, Weinberg 1100, Baltimore, Md. 21287