Chad Dale Nichols

April 12, 1984 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 37)


Chad Dale Nichols, 37, of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.  He was born on April 12, 1984 in Clarksville, Indiana to Barbara Ann (Naylor) Miller and Kenny Beckley. 

Chad loved his daughters and enjoyed spending time with them.  He also loved his large and extended family, his pet monkey, who he called his sister, Meeka, and pitbulls.  

Survivors include his loving mother, Barbara Ann (Randy) Miller; father, Kenny Beckley; daughters, Jayde Bruce and Jaycey Bruce; grandparents, Fred and Juanita Schmidt, Sr.; brothers, Shane Graham, Matt Smith and Mark Smith.

Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 S. Meridian St.  A graveside service will follow in Westridge Park Cemetery with Pastor David Gibson sharing a brief message and prayer. 

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October 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home
1458 S. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Graveside Service
October 27, 2021

2:45 PM
West Ridge Park Cemetery
9295 W. 21st St.
Indianapolis, IN 46234

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