Service Schedule...

James William Nichols

Date: 08-11-2019
Time: 1-5 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Date: 08-12-2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church - Owensville

Immaculate Conception Cemetery

Memorials to Siteman Cancer Center

James William Nichols, 72, of Bland, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 27, 1946, to William Audra and Luna Mae (Baty) Nichols in Jefferson Country, Ala.

He was united in marriage to Norma Recker on June 27, 1969, in St. Louis.

James had served his country with the United States Army receiving a purple heart. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Owensville and a member of Teamsters Local #688. He enjoyed hunting, spending time outdoors, working on his property and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents William and Luna Nichols.

He is survived by his wife, Norma of the home; children, Kimberly Bettis and husband Scott and James Nichols all of Wentzville; sister, Kathy Humphres of Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Josh Bettis and wife Chelsea of St. Charles, Andrew Bettis of St. Louis, Samantha Bettis and Jacob Bettis both of Wentzville and Wyatt Nichols of Wentzville; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Sunday, August 11 from 1-5 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, August 12 at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Owensville with Fr. Wayne Boyer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors.

Family request memorials to Siteman Cancer Center.