Thomas Edison Nichols, 85, passed away on March 24, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 2:00p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Supthin officiating with visitation prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 at the funeral home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013 at his home, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 211 Juniper Driver, Clayton, NC 27520. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest , Funerals & Cremations, Clayton.