July 07, 2021

Michael D. Nichols, 62, of Big Stone Gap, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2021, at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Michael was born in Norton, VA on November 26, 1958 at St. Mary’s Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Imogene Nichols; infant sister Judy Lynn Nichols, and grandson Jacob Gilliam.

Surviving are his wife, Cathy Nichols of Big Stone Gap; two sons, Chris Gilliam and Mick (Lisa) Gilliam, all of Stanleytown, VA; sister Sherry (Terry) Bandy of Big Stone Gap; brother William (Becky) Nichols of Big Stone Gap; nephew Cody Nichols and niece Jessica Nichols, both of Big Stone Gap; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; six stepchildren and five step grandchildren. A Celebration of Life to be held will be private.

Trinity Memorial Center of Kingsport, TN served the Nichols family.