Obit: Nichols, Royce Charles (1892 - 1952)


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Surnames: Nichols, McCrea, Booth, Slagle, Degner, Jones


----Source: Dixon Evening Telegraph February 2, 1952


Royce Charles Nichols (21 Aug 1892 - 1 Feb 1952)


Amboy Man Stricken, Dies Friday


AMBOY, ILLINOIS—Royce Charles Nichols, a 59-year-old Amboy carpenter, died Friday about 11 p m. of a heart ailment after the efforts of Amboy firemen, working with a resuscitator failed to revive him. Mr. Nichols, who had been in apparent good health during the clay, had been a resident of Amboy for several years. He was born in Maytown, Aug. 21. 1892, the son of Charles and Etta Nichols. In 1925 he was married to the former Ethel McCrea. Ashton. who survives. Also surviving are three children, Mrs. Wilbur (Gertrude) Booth, Mendota: Mary Jane, a student at NISTC, DeKalb; and George, at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Eva Slagle, Amboy: Mrs. Jesse Degner. Neillsville. Wis. Funeral services arc to be Monday, at 2 p.m. at the Tomlinson funeral home, Amboy. Dr. O. C. Jones, pastor of the First Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Repose cemetery.


1917-1918 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards


Royce Carl Nichols, single, white farmer

Self employeed

Tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair
Event Place: Lee County, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1892
Birthplace: May township, Illinois, United States
Nationality: United States

Dependent: Widowed Mother


World War II Draft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Illinois, Amboy, Lee, Illinois


Royce Carl Nichols (49 yrs.)
Event Date: 1942
Home:  316 S. Appleton, Amboy, Lee, Illinois
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1892

Employer: Amboy Twp. High School



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