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Alfred H. Nichol

May 27, 1927 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 93)


Alfred H. Nichol, 93, of Carthage, passed away at 5:30 P.M. Monday evening, October 12, 2020 at the Golden Good Shepherd Home.

Alfred was born May 27, 1927, the son of Alfred H. and Lydia (Rouse) Nichol, Sr. in Detroit, Michigan.  After high school he went on to receive his engineering degree from Michigan State College.  He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the military police.  On September 11, 1965, he was united in marriage to Arlen P. Phelps in Royal Oak, Michigan.  She preceded him in death in 2014.  Alfred was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Carthage.

Alfred is survived by two daughters, Sue Balmer of Ferris, Illinois and Marie Nichol of Mt. Clemens, Michigan; a son, David Nichol of Lawton, Oklahoma; a daughter-in-law, Roberta Nichol of San Diego, California; three grandchildren; one great grandchild; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Arlene; son, Randall Nichol; daughter Nancy Brand; his step-mother, Pearl Nichol; and a brother, William Nichol.


Funeral services will be held at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.   Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until time of services at the funeral home on Thursday.  Burial will be in the Keokuk National Cemetery at a later date.  Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
October 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry Street
Carthage, IL 62321

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