GRATIOT: Leroy Glenn Nichols, 85, of Gratiot, OHIO passed away, March 2, 2013, at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville, OHIO.
He was born, September 23, 1927, in Ritchie County, WV, a son of the late Ellery and Garnet Fay Bowie Nichols.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II
He had worked in the oilfields, and had worked with the boilermaker's union in Charleston, WV.
He was a part-time custodian for the West Muskingum School, and he liked to hunt in his earlier years.
He is survived by a son, Jeffery (Lila) Nichols of Heath, OH, a step-son, Terry Barnhart of St. Marys, WV; a step-grandson, Jeff Barnhart of Massillon, OH; two sisters, Edna Maston of St. Marys, WV, and Donza Cooper of Ravenswood, WV; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Denny Nichols, his second wife, Joanne Bowie Nichols; and a brother, Charles Nichols.
Services will be held Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 11 A.M. at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, WV
Interment will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery with military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 P. M. Wednesday at the funeral home. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com