Dr. Carl 'Woody' Nichols, Jr.
August 7, 1945 - March 13, 2014 Resided in Atlanta, GA
Dr. Carl W. 'Woody' Nichols, Jr., 68, of Atlanta, GA died Thursday, March
13, 2014 at the Dekalb Medical Center. He was born in Abbeville, SC to
Josephine Raines Nichols and the late Carl W. Nichols, Sr.
Dr. Nichols was a graduate of Erskine College and Emory Medical University.
He worked for numerous hospitals in the Atlanta area and recently retired
from Lab Corp after many dedicated years of service as a Pathologist. He was
an accomplished pianist and longtime patron of the Atlanta Sympathy
Orchestra and the Atlanta Opera.
Surviving Dr. Nichols is his mother Josephine Nichols of Abbeville; a
special friend of 44 years Muriel Matthews of Atlanta; and a host of cousins
and close friends.
The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to 3:00PM Sunday, March 16, 2014
at Harris Funeral Home in Abbeville, SC. Funeral services will begin at 3:30
pm on Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. John Keith
officiating. Burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Woody, may be sent to a charity of
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HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES of Abbeville is assisting the