Daniel J Nichols Jr, devoted family man and equally enthusiastic steam locomotion volunteer caught his last train on July 14. 2020. He leaves his wife of 63 years, Barbara, as well as his three sons and their spouses: Daniel J III and wife Kathy, Andrew M. and wife Denise, Joseph W. and wife Pamela. He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Heather, Kimberly, Daniel, David, Michael, Rebecca, Stephen, Riley, Connor and Grace as well as 4 1/2 great grandchildren. Dan was retired from AT&T and the United States Army. Donations to Wilmington and Western Rail Road would please us all.