Winstead King Nichols

Winstead King "David" W. K. Nichols, 91 of Cecilia, died Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home. He was a native of Hardin County, a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, an honorary lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #1455, and the retired military Officers Assoc. of America. He retired after 20 years from the U.S. Coast Guard as a Chief Warrant Officer. He was preceded in death by a son, King Nichols, Jr. and three infant children; his parents, Shelby King and Ola Keith Nichols and seven brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, Anna Ruth Lewis Nichols; a daughter, Suzanne N. (Owen) Baker; two grandsons, Ethan (Amanda) Baker and Austin Nichols and two great grandchildren, Levi and Lillian Baker. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Rev. Ben Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home and continue after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church. There will be a Prayer Vigil Service at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, May 20, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church


Tuesday, May 21, 2019 starting at 11:00 PM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church

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