Robert Lee Nichols

Oct. 10, 2013 @ 11:38 PM

Robert Lee Nichols, age 77 of Sevierville, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013. Mr. Nichols was a Marine Corp veteran and served in Korea. He was a Mason, member of the Shriners and the Eastern Star, Sevierville Chapter # 138. Mr. Nichols founded Bob’s Safe and Lock Service and the Indiana Locksmith Association in Indiana. He also was founder of the Golden Carat Jewelry Store 35 years ago in Sevierville. Mr. Nichols was a real estate developer.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Albert and Ann Nichols; son, Michael L. Nichols and brother Wayne Nichols.

Survivors: Wife: Linda Nichols; Children: Robert L. Nichols, Melody Blythe, Robin Trump, Kathi Heck, Pam Lindley, Timothy Young; Beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 4-6 PM Friday with a Masonic service to follow at 6 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Entombment will be 11 AM Saturday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, TN.