Scott Dale Nichols

June 2, 2020
South Charleston, WV

Scott Dale Nichols

Scott Dale Nichols, age 51, of South Charleston, passed away suddenly on Tuesday June 2, 2020.

Scott was born March 10, 1969 in Charleston, WV to Nancy Nichols of South Charleston, and the late Wilmer “Whimp” Nichols, Sr. He is also preceded in death by his sister Terri K. Nichols.

Scott graduated from George Washington High School and Appalachian State University with a degree in business.

Scott was a friend to everyone he met.  His warm smile, deep dimples, beautiful blue eyes, and outgoing personality made people gravitate to him.  He had a wild sense of adventure that led him through many unexpected although wonderful experiences.  He loved saltwater fishing, travel, golf, unique cars, fine food and could talk about each one for hours.  Scott could often be found in the middle of an admiring crowd entertaining all with his incredible sense of humor.

He had a proud love for his wife, his two Labradors and was blessed with a happy home.

His daughter and granddaughter who called him “pop-pop” were two people that brought him such joy when he would tell an updated story about each of them.

His family held a high priority for him; he loved his Sisters and Brothers as they were almost part of his daily routine.  He loved his mother and was never too far from her reach, checking on her and making sure her needs were met.

Although his heart no longer beats for us, the love we all felt by his thoughtfulness will live with us forever.  He was loved and will be missed by so many.

Scott is survived by his loving and supportive wife of 15 years, Rae Ann Nichols; mother, Nancy Nichols; daughter, Madison Nichols and granddaughter, Amara Nichols-Garcia of FL. Sisters; Brenda Lacy (Randall), Marsha Hunter (Sam) of NC. Brothers; Nick Nichols, Charlie Nichols (Charissa), and his true friend and loving brother Nathan Cobb. Father and mother-in-law Roy and Ann Mallory, who treated and loved Scott as their own.  His faithful furry companions; Kush and Cali.  Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

A celebration to honor Scott’s life will be held in the future.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association, 1248 Greenbrier St, Charleston, WV 25311.

Friends may share condolences at our website

Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

11 replies
  1. Martha Browning says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing, he was such a kind person. We had many lunches together at Pleasant Valley Hospital, We will miss him very much.

  2. Holly Stutler says:

    So sorry for the loss of Scott, who was a friend to all. I also know Scott from Pleasant Valley Hospital. Prayers for the family…He will be greatly missed

  3. Pam Nichols Burgess says:

    So so sorry from the David Nichols family! Scott will be remembered as a kind and loving soul. Love and prayers from all of us! God Bless! XOXO

  4. Karen Gresham says:

    So very sorry for your sudden loss. Bruce and I never met Scott but he must have been a wonderful person to have captured your heart Rae Ann.

  5. Phyllis Fenwick says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.

  6. Heather Nutter says:

    I am so very sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I loved working for Scott and Brenda at Professional Image.

  7. Liz says:

    I pray the God wraps His love and healing arms around this family always. Scott was a part of our PVH Medical Records Department family and will be deeply missed by all of us…we will never forget you Scott…♥️🙏🏻♥️🙏🏻♥️

  8. Julie Powers-Carson says:

    So sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. Hugs and prayers to the family. I always enjoyed working with Scott, Brenda and Nathan at Professional Images. Again, so sorry for his loss.


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