Jesse Nichol

A photo of Jesse Nichol


The Gathering Place
66 Main Street West, Ridgetown

Saturday January 19, 2019
11:00 a.m.

With overwhelming sadness, the family of Jesse Jaret Nichol announces his unexpected passing on Wednesday December 19, 2018 in his 38th year. Jesse was born November 30, 1980 on his brother Tyler’s birthday (1978) in Chatham, Ontario.   He is the second son of John and Karen Nichol (Nicholson). He will be forever missed by brothers Tyler, Boyd and Daniel.

Jesse lived in Gibson, B.C. with his soulmate Jaimee and their daughter Louella who always called him Papa and was the light of his life.

He will be sadly missed by his nephews Brett, Eli, Oliver, Ezra and Benjimin, by his nieces Leah, Vanessa and Ruby, his grandfather Harvey Nicholson as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents Shirley Nicholson, Bob and Eugenia Nichol.

Jesse had his own business in property maintenance. Eventually he went into caregiving and found this more to his liking. Jesse was a man of many talents. He was passionate about his music and wherever he went he had his guitar or some other instrument with him. He was very entertaining and expressive in the songs and music he made and the many, many instruments he taught himself to play. He had a real creative way about himself that shone through in his life, his love for his family, his pets, his music, his paintings, his jewelry, his sculptures, his art and anything he put his hands to. He brought so much into our lives with his loving presence, his happiness and joy of life. His free spirit, his smile and his laughter will be missed by all those fortunate to have known him.

Jesse gave his body to research to help others.

We will always miss you…and be so grateful for your songs and music that you have given to us…forever in our hearts.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life officiated by Pastor Doug Rowley at The Gathering Place, 66 Main Street West in Ridgetown on Saturday January 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will follow.

Friends and family wishing to remember Jesse through a memorial donation are asked to consider helping to provide the things in life that he himself wanted to provide for the light of his life, Louella.

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So sorry Karen to hear of your sons death . Words seem inadequate to express such sorrow. You your husband and family have been in my thoughts and prayers. Thinking of you, God bless, cousin Bonnie

Sincere sympathy to you, Karen and John, and to all the family.

Jesse was my best friend growing up I remember when he moved to the Yukon as a sad point in life but we remained friends and when I had to leave Ontario he welcomed me to his home in Gibson's before his daughter had been born. Jesse was Jesse he never changed always lifted you up when you were down and could make anything that made music his slave he was a true talent . I'm so glad he was fortunate enough to have a daughter he would of been the best father to a little girl. I'll always remembered him with a loud laugh and a huge smile. Wish I could be there on the 19th but I'm stuck in London my deepest condolence.

Condolences to John and Karen and the Nichol family. Our thoughts are with you.

Dear Karen & John, Tom called today, he told me of your loss. I can't begin to imagine how painful it must be to lose one of your babies. No matter how old , they are always our babies. Unfortunately I didnt get meet Jesse but Tom speaks very highly of him and all your boys. My heart go's out to you Karen at this most difficult time for you and your family. Love & Hugs from Australia

I wish to express my most sincere condolences to all of Jesses immediate family and friends. He has made a most magical and lasting impression on my life and the brief friendship we shared will forever be cherished. I am blessed to have crossed paths with his soul. Love and light to all.

Karen, John and family, Extending our sincere sympathy to you at this very sad time. We’re so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you, Ralph and Marilyn Erickson

Karen John and Family We are sending our deepest condolences to all of you during this difficult time. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers. Barb and Charlie

Karen and John - my deepest condolences on the loss of your son.

Hope your happy memories will help guide you through these heartbreak times. Thoughts and prayers for you Karen, John and family

John Karen & families Extending our deepest sympathies So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts & prayers Jeff & Margie

Keeping your family in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers. Your words about Jesse are just beautiful, and I'm sure that wonderful memories will be cherished by many. Hugs to you all Nichol crew❤

Karen, John and families, I am so sorry to hear of Jesse’s passing. You know how much I thought of all the boys, especially Tyler and Jesse. I have my own fond memories of them growing up to smile about and remember. Sincerest condolences to you all. Laura

John, Karen & Family My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Cheryl (Bayly)

Karen, John and family.... sending thoughts and prayers during this difficult time... let your memories help you...

So sorry for your loss, Deepest Condolences Karen, John & family.

So sorry to hear of your families loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss thinking of you at the time. Xoxo