Johnny Frank Nichols, Jr., age 78 of Andrews, NC passed away Friday, January 21, 2022.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC to late Johnny Frank Nichols, Sr. and Myrtle Garrett Nichols. Johnny was an avid outdoorsman; he loved to hunt, fish and gardening. He also loved bluegrass music.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Darlene Phillips: and three sisters, Mable Owenby, Frances Burke and Doris Carter.
He is survived by one son, Johnny Frank Nichols, III; one daughter, Frankie Roper (Carroll); six grandchildren, Kristie Oliver, Christopher Bateman, Kevin Roper, Daniel, Bryan and Thomas Justin Nichols; eight great grandchildren, Kelia Oliver, Spencer Bateman, Luke Nichols, Jordan Oliver, Ansley Roper, Kenyon Nichols, Knox Nichols and Morgan Oliver.
Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews. Rev. Carroll Roper will officiate. Pallbearers will be Chris Bateman, Daniel Nichols, Bryan Nichols, Kevin Roper, Jamie Oliver and Luke Nichols. Honorary pallbearer will be TJ Nichols.
The family will receive friends from 5 pm to 7 pm, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com