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David Nicholson

February 2, 1956 — August 1, 2022

David Earl Nicholson, age 66 of Cullowhee NC, entered his Heavenly home on Monday August 1, 2022, He passed at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was born on February 2, 1956, in Baton Rouge LA, to the late Lyman and Ruby (Lonis) Nicholson. 

David was an active member of Black Mountain Baptist Church.  He retired from Western Carolina University after 30 years of service.  David loved his friends and family, as they did him.  

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 45 years, Sheila (Bryson); daughter, Crystal (Katdim) Smith; brother, Charles (Dottie) Nicholson; grandchildren, Madalyn, Landon; mother-in-law, Ada Bryson; his grand-dogs; and his many other family members.
 
David was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Baxter Nicholson; and sisters-in-law, Sherry Gunnels and Kay Bryson.

The family will receive friends from 12:00PM-2:00PM on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva, with a Funeral Service at 2:00PM. Interment will follow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Appalachian Funeral Services.  Online registry: www.appalachianfuneralservices.com

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Visitation

Friday, August 5, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 5, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 5, 2022

Starts at 3:00pm (Eastern time)

New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery

, Sylva, NC 28779

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