Michael Ray Nichols, II, age 44, of Owosso, MI, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI.
A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes – Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 17, 2023, with Pastor Mona Kindel officiating. Visiting with family and friends will be held on Sunday, from 1-3 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Michael was born in Indianapolis, IN on November 10, 1978, the son of Michael Ray Nichols, Sr., and Marcia Grace (Bancroft) Hodges. He was a graduate of St. Johns High School. Michael was a loving son, brother, husband, and uncle. He loved life and living it to the fullest. In high school, he attended the Junior Military Academy.
He is survived by his mother Marcia and Jan Hodges of Fernley, NV; his sister Tara Nichols and Doug Haas of Fallon, NV; and his brother Marco and Amber Nichols of Owosso, MI. Michael is also survived by a niece; eight nephews; many Aunts, Uncles, and cousins on both sides of his family. Michael was preceded in death by his father Michael Nichols, I; his grandfather Bruce Bancroft; his grandmother Mary Louise Nichols; his grandfather Jerry Walker Nichols; his Uncles: Keith Briggs and Mark Nichols; one Aunt Sonda Nichols; his cousin Buddy Thomas “Tommy” Nichols.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes – Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.