Jerald D. Nichols, age 82, of Gulf Shores, Alabama, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at his residence.
Born April 1, 1936 in Massillion, Ohio, he was the son of Cecil and Ada (Nussbaum) Nichols. He had lived the majority of his life in Massillion, Ohio.
He retired in 1985 from Tyson Bearing Division of S.K.F. Industries where he served as union president.
Survivors include his wife, JoAnne Nichols; daughters, Rhonda Hawkins, Raquel Ruegg; two stepchildren, Brad Wolfe and Kristen Murdock; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two brothers, Christy and Eric.
Funeral services will be private.
Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 2551 S. McKenzie St., Foley, AL 36535, 251-943-2391, www.wolfefuneralhomes.com.