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Vaughn Edmond Nichols, age 84, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018.

Vaughn was born October 10, 1934 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was the son of Edmond and Gretta (Long) Nichols. He was married to Rose Marie Nichols, and they enjoyed almost 50 years together before her death in 2003. Vaughn served in the Army National Guard and worked as a truck driver. He retired from United with over 40 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping and wintering in the south. He was a jokester and loved making people laugh. Vaughn and his wife, Rose were wonderful parents and great providers for their family. The Nichols family lived on the same street for 80 years.

Vaughn is survived by his children, Mark Nichols, Brenda Trigg, and Vaughn Eric Nichols; grandchildren, Laci, Kyle, Kody, Gary, Darcy, Crystal, Christopher, Ken, Kevin, Matthew and Rose; several great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose; daughter, Renea Fisher; two sisters; and his parents.

Funeral service will be held at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Vaughn.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Service:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Disposition:
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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