Rushford --- John A. Nichols of 9717 County Line Road died Thursday, August 22, 2019 in his home. He was born on January 19, 1955 in Olean, a son of the late Leland and Margaret MacAulay Nichols. On August 16, 1980 in the Farmersville Center Community Church he married Cynthia Potter who survives.
John was a graduate of Rushford Central School, class of 1974, and an employee of Mallards Dairy LLC.
He enjoyed cutting wood, raising pigs and beef cows, planting potatoes, restoring old tractors, attending auctions and most of all spending time with his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife are their children, Bethany Nichols of Dansville, Christopher (Janel) Nichols, Joshua (Jocelyn) Nichols both of Rushford, Judith (Benjamin) McCauley of Pennsylvania, Rebecca (Mark) Pruett of Arkansas, Elizabeth (Robert) Brundage of Perry, 16 grandchildren, his siblings, Leland (Stephanie) Nichols, Donald “Dee” Nichols both of Farmersville, Roger (Barb) Nichols of Rushford, Doug (Betty) Nichols, Robert Nichols both of Farmersville, Gordon Nichols of Belfast, Linda Barrow of Houghton, Norman (Diane) Nichols of Farmersville and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Nichols.
Family and friends may gather from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore and from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the Farmersville Center Community Church, 9038 Route 98, Franklinville, where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Pastor Mack Bixby will officiate. Burial will be in Farmersville Cemetery, Farmersville.
Memorials if desired to: Gospel Lighthouse Holiness Church, www.facebook.com/GospelLighthouseTexarcana or Peace Village Homeless Encampment, Rochester, NY 14614