Roy W. Nichols


Roy W. Nichols, age 69, of Vermontville, N.Y., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Jan. 1, 1950, he was the son of Clay and Teresa (Tuthill) Nichols. Roy married Diane Paye on Aug. 1, 1970, at St. Paul's Church in Bloomingdale, N.Y.
Roy was employed by Graymont in Plattsburgh for 27 years. He later went to work for Delaney and Tetra Tech until he retired in 2011. Roy was a member of the Sons of American Legion Post 1619. He was an avid hunter and especially loved spending time at his camp with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Diane, one son Jamie (Brandi) Nichols of Redford, N.Y., two brothers, Howard (Lynne) of Sugar Bush and Donald (Veronica) Nichols of Brainardsville, N.Y., one sister Edith Urban (Eugenia) of Merrillsville, N.Y., four grandchildren Clay, Dylan, Chad and Jamie and three great-grandchildren, Chad Jr., Onna and James.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at St. Paul's Oratory in Bloomingdale with Rev. Patrick Ratigan officiating.
Friends wishing to remember Roy W. Nichols may make memorial contributions to Make A Wish Foundation in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
Published on February 27, 2019
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4 posts

Skip. & janice
Feb 28, 2019
So sorry Diane and family,our. Thoughts are with you
Sally & Bruce Darrah
Feb 27, 2019
Diane and family, We are so sad to hear of Roy’s passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Benson & Roy Dashnaw
Feb 27, 2019
Our Condolences to the Nichols Family, so sorry for your loss.
Dale & Helen Lavarnway
Feb 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Our Condolences to the Nichols Family.