Mr. Christopher Adam Nichols, age 33, former longtime resident of Nassau County passed away on Saturday afternoon, August 13, 2016.
Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of Charles Wendal Nichols and Dolores Brand. At the age of four, Adam’s family came to Nassau County and made their home. Adam attended Elementary, Middle and High School in Yulee and Fernandina Beach. As a child he enjoyed Pop Warner football, baseball at Yulee Little League and basketball at the YMCA. As an adult his passion for physical activity and his love of Little League ball was evident through his many years of coaching at Yulee. He was the head coach of the Yulee Rays where he had coached many kids from “T” ball through the age of twelve. In 2005 Adam married Leah Kristen Blanton and they made their home in North Jacksonville. Since 2005 Adam has been the Owner and Operator of Adam Nichols Outdoor Services.
Adam was an avid fan of the Crimson Tide and anyone that knew him knew he passionately loved Alabama football.
He had attended Celebration Baptist Church in Yulee.
Adam leaves behind his wife, Leah Nichols, their two sons, Brodie and Brock, their unborn twins, all of Jacksonville, his father, Chuck Nichols, Fernandina Beach, FL, his mother Dolores Googe (Dave), Yulee, FL his brothers and sisters, Anthony Michael Nichols, Yulee, FL, Perry Nichols, AL, Terri Sweat, AL, Felecia Rodenbarger, Dover Bluff, GA, Derrick Nichols, AL, Tabatha Nichols, AL, Tiffany Henderson, AL, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Darrell and Sharon Blanton, Fernandina Beach, FL as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Adam was a devoted father and husband. His passing has left a hold not only in his family’s heart, but also the Yulee and Fernandina Beach communities. He also made a lasting impression on many children’s lives through his love for coaching and his passion for kids.
Funeral services will be at 3:00pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach with Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski of Celebration Baptist Church officiating.
You are invited to join the family at Green Pine Cemetery immediately after the service where Adam will be laid to rest.
His family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you make a donation to Leah and her children.
There are two options to donate. One is directly to Vystar. Information is:
Account Name- Leah Nichols, Routing Number- 263079276, Account Number- 7506088013
The second option is Youcaring.com link: https://www.youcaring.com/leah-nichols-and-kids-623994