Carl C. Nichols, 70, Centralia, Mo. passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia.  He was born June 17, 1953, the son of the late Marvin and Edna (Yager) Nichols.

He is survived by two daughters Michele (Marc) Kuntz of Hallsville, and Marly Nichols of Centralia, two brothers Richard (Faye) Nichols of Centralia, and Raymond (Brenda) Nichols of Centralia; and six grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tues., Nov. 28, at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 6276, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, PO Box 125, Centralia, Mo. 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at