Bradley Shaun Nichols

NORTH GREENBUSH - Bradley Shaun Nichols, 34, of North Greenbush, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Samaritan Hospital.

Bradley was born November 16, 1985, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of David C. and Carla J. (Goodnow) Nichols. Brad had been a cook for 

B-Rads Bistro. 

He had the kindest soul and was loved by everyone he met. He was a gentle giant with the biggest heart. He loved spending time with his son Elijah who was his biggest joy. They loved going fishing, hiking and just being outdoors. His other greatest joys were his nieces and nephews. They meant the world to him and he was always there for everything. His niece Justine was his first love. He enjoyed his sports being an avid New England fan which caused an ongoing fun rivalry with his brother. He shared a special bond with his sister that will never be broke. 

Survivors include his 6 year old Son Elijah Nichols, his mother Carla(Ron)Chaffee and father David(Sue) Nichols, siblings Melissa Nichols, and David Nichols Jr., his nieces and nephews Justine, Tristan, Jackson and Emma. He is also survived by his grandparents Ruth, Joy, Chuck, Lillian and Mike. 

Predeceased by his Grandparents, William, Paul and Judy. 

Relatives and Friends are invited to his calling hours Sunday Sep 13, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM with a memorial service to follow at 12 Pm at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpk in Rensselaer. There will be a celebration of life immediately following at 30 Holland Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Due to Covid guidelines social distancing and masks will be required. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bradley's honor to his son Elijah Nichols Trust fund. Donations may be made via the trusted Crowdfund me at