Calvin Eugene Punkin Nichols
Funeral Date: 7/22/2015

Obituary:
LCPL Calvin Eugene “Punkin” Nichols age 67 of Warren, AR died Sunday July, 19 2015 at the Pine Hill Nursing Home in Camden, AR. He was born September 5th, 1947 in Wilmar, AR, a son of the late George “Cal” Nichols and Maude Johnson Nichols. He was a member of Harmony Freewill Baptist Church, a member of the local VFW in Warren. Punkin joined the United States Marine Corp on March 28th, 1968 and went to serve in the Vietnam War where he was severely wounded, and therefore received the Purple Heart Medal. LCPL Calvin “Punkin” Nichols also received the Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the National Defense Medal. Calvin really enjoyed his yearly trips to Branson, MO, and loved to be around people. Also preceding him in death was a brother Jr. Nichols and sisters, Rosie Marie Williams and Betty Hickman and a special friend Jerry Lee Hamilton. Surviving are two sisters, Hazel Bond and spouse Bobby, Warren, AR and Dottie Jackson, Des Moines, Iowa. Brothers Charles Nichols and spouse Linda, Warren, AR and Sambo Nichols, Warren AR. Funeral services were 10:00AM Wednesday, July 22nd at Frazer’s Funeral Home with Rev. Victor Hunter Rev. Dan Cummings officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Danny Williams was soloist. Burial with Military Honors was in Union Cemetery at Rye. Active pallbearers were Marty Wayne Hardy, David Nichols, Dewayne Adair, Jody Rawls, Danny Williams and John Ryker. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Nichols, Jason Hamilton, Bobby Bond, Jimmy Williams, Danny Forrest and Bradley County Veterans.

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Name: Rhonda Dees
Message: So sorry for your loss. Barbara McDougald Rhonda Dees

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Christeen & Orbert Curry
Message: So sorry to hear about Punkin. The family is in our prayers.

Name: KK Gibson
Message: thought and prayers coming you way

Name: Jackie and Jerry Johnson
Message: Hazel, thinking about you and your family during your time of loss.

Name: Vonda Valentine Jarrell
Message: Sorry for your loss.

Name: Bradley and Paula Herring
Message: So sorry to hear about the loss of Punkin! Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you!

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Hazel and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Was so sorry to hear of Punkins passing. I could watch him dance for hours, he enjoyed it so much. He was such a kind soul with a great sense of humor

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are for you.

Name: Nanci Copeland
Message: Sorry for your loss. Prayers for all

Name: Daniel Cummings
Message: Once a Marine, always a Marine, we will see each other again, my friend.

Name: Wanda owens-payne
Message: Prayers are with the family.... Much love wanda and tony payne

Name: Sherri & Deloris Jones
Message: So sorry to hear about Calvin. Prayers for his family. He was kind to everyone.

Name: Glenna Norman
Message: To the family I am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you

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Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
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