Herbert “Jewel” Nichols, age 75 of Asheboro died Monday (June 27, 2017) in Sophia. 

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins followed by a graveside service at Pine Rest Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Benny Smith. 

A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Clegde and Hattie Giles Nichols. Jewell lived most of his life in Asheboro and retired as a superintendent at Mapco. His last request was for all of his family to know Jesus as their personal Savior. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Councilman Hinshaw and five brothers. 

He is survived by his children Roger Nichols and wife Sherry of Sophia, Darren Nichols and Tammy Pickrell both of Kennesaw, GA; sisters Shirley Beck and Sylvia Sheffield; brother Roy Nichols; five grandchildren Ashley, Erika, Hunter and Dillon Nichols, Tanya Kenyon; one great-granddaughter Karly Kenyon. 

The family will receive friends at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins Thursday from 6:00-8:00 pm and other times at the home of Roger and Sherry in Sophia. 

Online condolences may be made at: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss Daring, Roger and Tammie. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray God gives each one of you peace and comfort during this very difficult time.

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