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Charles Dean Nichols
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Charles Dean Nichols

Charles Dean Nichols, 58, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
He was born November 6, 1959 in St. Joseph, Missouri to David and Flora (Fisher) Nichols.
Charles enjoyed BBQ, drag racing, tractor pulls, and spending time with family at Thanksgiving dinner. He loved his Kansas City Chiefs and was a big Dale Earnhart fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his sons, David Nichols (Dani), and Matthew Nichols; wife, Genetta Nichols; brothers, Rex Ott (Joann), Steve Ott (Sally), Greg Nichols (Roxanne); sisters, Valerie Welshhons (William), Pamela Johnson (Richard), and Mary VanWinkle; 12 nieces and nephews.
Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses or to donate online, please visit Charles’s Tribute Page at and select Donate Now. Online guest book and obituary at

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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO

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