Nicholas Wayne Nichols, 21, passed away Dec. 30, 2019, at his home in Toledo, Wash. He was born May 9, 1998, in Kissimmee, Fl., to Bruce and Michelle (Ranalli) Nichols.

In August of 2006, when Nicholas was eight years old, his family moved to Washington state. He attended Toledo schools and graduated from Toledo High School in 2016. Nicholas worked alongside his father, Bruce at the family painting business, excelling to the position of lead man. Nicholas had planned to become a partner, one day.

He enjoyed being with his family, spending time with his friends and the outdoors. Nicholas spent a lot of time kayaking with his friends, hunting, fishing, going to the beach, visiting the hot springs, playing video games, rock picking and playing fetch with his dogs.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Earnest Wayne Nichols and Ann Sharon Ranalli;

and great-grandparents, Beatrice and LeeRoy Durham and Erasmo and Lydia Ranalli.

Nicholas will forever be remembered by his parents, Bruce and Michelle; siblings, Seth and Marissa Nichols and Devin Durrant; grandparents, Robert Ranalli, Linda Nichols and Ben Bennett; special uncle, Kevin Walls; and many, many cousins and other aunts and uncles on the east and west coasts.

Nicholas Wayne was a caring, loving and generous soul, who will forever be missed and never forgotten. May he rest in peace with the love of his family and friends.

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