John David Nicholls

Nicholls, John David

Born July 6, 1946 in Sidney BC, John went to be with his Lord February 2, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer. Predeceased by his father, William (1971), mother Beatrice (2004), brother Kenneth (1994), sister Marguerite (1999), sister Elsie (2005), brother-in-law Dan McKenzie (1994), and father-in-law Thomas McKenzie (1989).

Survived by his loving wife and best friend, Chris; mother-in-law Mae; brother Gordon (Evelyn – deceased); sister Carol (Milton); sister Ethel (Allen); sister-in-law Nan; brother and sister in law Bill and Marijke McKenzie.

John is also survived by his children: Johanna (Eric), David (Kathleen), Susie (JC), Josh, and Amy (Nikos). Grandchildren: Amellia, McKenzie, Madeleine, Georgia, Ryley, RJ, Mary, Eli, Timothy, Zachary, Ezekiel, Lucas, and Lily. He was also survived by many nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends across Canada and throughout the US.

John was an amazing, giving person, always willing to help out, whether it was building something, or just lending a friendly ear. He was a family man, and enjoyed nothing more than to visit with friends and family. John always planned fun activities, like car rallies, and scavenger hunts for his grandchildren, which will be remembered forever. He enjoyed his work as an electrician for Doman’s Flagship Ladysmith Division, where he was employed from 1974-2009, and the many friends he made there. Once John retired, he and Chris enjoyed traveling, and undertaking house renovations, which were always expertly done. He also enjoyed his many woodworking projects, but most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

A service will be held at Bethel Tabernacle,

Ladysmith, BC, February 8, 2016 at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that donations be made to the Salvation Army.


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