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Philip S. Nichols Jr.

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Philip Shepard Nichols Jr.

Philip S. Nichols Jr., 86, a long time resident of Tilton, New Hampshire, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Peabody Home in Franklin.  Philip was born on March 30, 1932 in Cambridge, MA the son of the late Philip S.  Nichols and Beatrice (Power) Nichols.  He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean war from June 9, 1952 to June 8, 1956 earning the rank of Airman 1st Class. He was employed at Browning Laboratory in Laconia, a citizens band radio manufacturer, as Vice President.  Phil later purchased a portion of the business, forming his own company, Nichols Electronics, until his retirement.   Mr. Nichols was an active member of the Sanbornton Congregational Church, UCC in Sanbornton.  Phil enjoyed camping, woodworking, photography, watching the Patriots and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren with many memories at camp on Maranacook Lake in Readfield, ME.  Phil had a love for classic cars attending numerous car shows, additionally he enjoyed his very own classic 1957 Ford Thunderbird.  He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Jane Wallen.

His family includes: His daughter, Dawn and husband Scott Morash of Hollis, ME and their two children, Megan Morash and Samantha Morash.

His son, Philip and wife Shannon Nichols of Sanbornton and their two children, Philip Nichols and Alex Nichols.

He is also survived by his former wife, Carol T. Nichols of Saco, ME.

According to Philip’s wishes there will be no calling hours or service held. 

Memorial donations in memory of Philip, may be made to the Sanbornton Congregational Church, UCC, 21 Meeting House Hill Road, Sanbornton, NH, 03269.

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