CORTLAND — Daniel Linn Nichols, 66, of Cortland, went to be with his Lord and Savior, surrounded by his family, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
He was born on Sept. 29, 1947, in Sidney, the son of the late Juanita M. and Julian L. Nichols. Dan was raised in Morris, and was a graduate of Morris Central School where he was captain of the football team.
He owned and operated his own dairy for many years, and went on to manage several large dairy and beef operations throughout his career. He was an employee of the Cranesville Block Company in Tully, at the time of his death.
Dan attended Bible Baptist Church in Cortland.
He is survived by three daughters, Rebekah (Rob) Johnson of Cortland, Jennifer (Tyler) Blaise of Tomball, Texas and Betsy (Brian) Toglia of Cortland; and two sons, Andrew (Jen) Nichols of Orwell and Matthew (Tiffany) Nichols of Tomball, Texas; brothers, Dean and Mike; and sister, Roxanne (Brown); and 12 grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held in the Butternut Valley Cemetery in Gilbertsville, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, with a fellowship luncheon to follow at the Morris VFW, 314 Ellis Road, Morris.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.