Age 74, Luray, Va.
Thomas Wayne Nichols, 74, of Luray passed away August, 22, 2020.
He was born September 6, 1945, in Luray and was the youngest son of the late T. Haywood and Gladys K. Nichols.
Wayne graduated from Luray High School in 1963.
In 1965, Wayne married the late Joan C. Nichols.
In 1970, Wayne became self-employed. He was a Class ‘A’ Builder / Master Electrician for many years. Wayne truly enjoyed his work where he worked with homeowners through the years building their homes. Wayne was the first president of the Page County Contractors Association.
Wayne enjoyed many sports, including being a lifelong Yankees fan. He was an avid golfer and duckpin bowler where he carried the high average for many years. Wayne was a member of the Virginia Duckpin Pro tour.
Wayne is survived by his close friend, Charlotte Gochenour; son, Barry, and wife, Pam; daughter, Tara, and husband, Jim; grandchildren, Courtney, Nolan, Morgan, Michaela, Justin, Spencer, and Hunter; great-grandchildren Kynlee, Wyatt, and Cooper.
Wayne was a member of Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church in Luray, Virginia.
You can pay your respects at the Bradley Funeral Home with a viewing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25. The funeral will be a graveside service at Beahm’s Chapel on Wednesday, August 26 at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church and the American Diabetes Association.