Ernest Gilbert Nichols, Jr, 83, New Smyrna Beach FL passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He was born in Hudson, NH and came to this area in 1981. He served our nation in the US Marine Corps in Korea. He was retired form Whitney Screw Company in Nashua, NH. He leaves to cherish his memory his grandchildren Kerrie (Steve) Gafford of New Smyrna Beach, Douglas (Kristine) Barbour of Edgewater, sister Constance Burbee of Nashua, NH and great grandchildren Elijah, Tyler, Christian, Jordin, Faith and Abigail.