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James G. NicholsNichols, James "Jim" G., 8/16/17, age 77, resident of Batavia. Husband of the late Marci Lynn (nee Kelley) Nichols. Beloved father of Lisa Beth (Cesar Edwin) Dario and Jeannette (Timothy Glenn) Nichols. Grandfather of Cali Nichole, Nathan Thomas, Nataleigh Anne, Cesar James, Timothy James and Margaret Cecilia. Brother of Thomas S. (Leslie). Son of the late Hugh C. and Winbourne "Winnie" S. Nichols. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Monday 5-8 at Moore Family Funeral Homes 225 Spring St. Batavia with service Tuesday 11 AM at The Crossings Church 4359 East Bauman Lane Batavia. Memorials donations may be directed to the Marci and Jim Nichols Scholarship Fund in care of the Batavia Alumni Association P.O. Box 294 Batavia, OH 45103. A lifetime resident of Batavia, Jim was a partner of the law firm Nichols, Speidel and Nichols for 40 years. He was a Batavia High School alumni, graduated Miami University in 1961 where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, and graduated from The University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1968. He was a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. He was the president of the Clermont County Bar Assn. from 1979-1980, a Special Assistant Ohio Attorney General 1971-1994, a member of the Batavia Board of Education from 1984-1997 and President in 1990. He was an Assistant Clermont County Prosecutor 1997-2012. Member of the American Cancer Society 1972-1980 and president 1976-1977. Jim served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy 1962-1965.
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Maria Zigmunt Aug 19 2017 4:27 PM
During the time I knew Jim he was a model citizen... and Marci was a saint. They helped me so much on my political campaign in 1988 and I had previously worked with Jim in the American Cancer Society. I wish you a fond farewell. Dan Stevens
Dan Stevens Aug 19 2017 9:30 AM
In the years I've known Jim he was a quiet, gentle person who always had a smile and whose quick wit often made me laugh. He was a model citizen serving the others in so many ways. Our community lost a really good man and he will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. May eternal rest be granted unto him.
Pat Neverman Aug 19 2017 8:05 AM
Our deepest condolences on your loss. Jim was a wonderful, valued member of our Mercy community and we will miss seeing his smiling face at the Front Desk and in the halls. With sympathy, Mercy Clermont Hospital Administration
Sarah Beeler Aug 18 2017 2:35 PM
To the family and friends of Jim, We at Mercy Health Clermont Hospital loved working with Jim. He has served the patients, families and staff of our local hospital since October of last year. Jim served over 270 hours with us greeting and helping people from our Main Lobby front desk. Please know that the staff and volunteers who worked with Jim will miss him greatly. He left a mark of kindness and a wonderful helpful attitude towards our patients and staff. He will be remembered as someone who was always willing to do whatever we needed him to do. Please know that you are all in our prayers during this time of grieving. Blessings to you all Tracy L. Taylor Director of Volunteer Services Mercy Health Clermont Hospital 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, Ohio
Tracy L. Taylor Aug 18 2017 1:41 PM
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a good friend .
Pat Aug 18 2017 10:52 AM