Paul Webbley Nichols

LAKEVILLE — Paul Webbley Nichols, 77, a 28-year resident of Lakeville and formerly of Falls Village, died July 19, 2019, at Sharon Health Care Center. 

Mr. Nichols was a retired landscaper and arborist. He also worked in the security department at The Hotchkiss School and was an antiques dealer.

Born Aug. 22, 1942, in Hartford, he was the son of the late Doris (Webbley) and Paul Edward Nichols. 

Following his graduation from high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1963. 

Paul was a longtime member of the Lakeville Masonic Lodge and enjoyed gardening and trapping and was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Paul is survived by his daughter, Kate Nichols-Lathrop of Pittsford, Vt.; his son, Jay Nichols of Carlisle, Pa.;, his dear friend of 53 years, Marlene Patterson Nichols; six grandchildren, Tripp, Amelia, Lillian, Nicholas, Lucille and Brody; a sister, Cindy Pruitt; two brothers, Jay and Steven Nichols; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends. 

He was predeceased by Erica Nichols and Paul Nichols.

Private burial will take place in Maine. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. 

To send an online condolence, go to  www.conklinfuneralhome.com.