2016-10-19 / Obituaries

Robert Nichols

Robert F. Nichols of Andes, fondly known as Barkaboom Bob, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, surrounded by his loved ones.

Bob was born in Queens on March 15, 1951.

He was a fine stained-glass craftsman and partnered with his brother in successful retail stores in Manhattan and Port Jefferson.

Bob was a huge sports fanatic and could recite stats in detail. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved to swim, and was always willing to play a game.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne; three sons, Jesse (Valerie) Nichols, Daniel (Oksana) Nichols, and Tyler Nichols; four grandchildren, Gavin, Grace, Tessa, and Misha and two bothers, Ray (Debbie) Nichols and Don Nichols.

Bob was very charismatic and will be missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 3 at his Andes home.

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