Lawrence Raymond Hawks Nicol passed away March 8, 2021, in Aiken, South Carolina, where he and his family had just moved to five months earlier. His family was all together in the same place for the first time in years, which brought him great joy.
Larry was born Nov. 25, 1960, to William “Bill” and Eva “Larraine” Fredericks Hawks in Moab, Utah. His father was killed in a mining accident in June 1961. He was raised in Moab by his mom and stepdad John Nicol. He was living in Tooele when he met the love of his life Diane Gallaher and married her Nov. 12, 1983. They moved to Missouri where they raised two wonderful children, Chastity (Joe) Waldrop and Cody (Kayla) Nicol. Larry was a carpenter. He loved hunting and fishing and being around friends and family. However, his greatest joy was his family.
Larry is survived by his loving wife, children and grandchildren Ava Jo and Mason Waldrop, Bryson and Brandon Nicol all of Aiken, South Carolina; sister Lisa (Gary) Porter; two brothers John (Pauline) Nicol and Jim Nicol all of Tooele; uncle Bud Fredericks in Harrisburg, Illinois; and aunts Jonie Clements of Monticello and Nina Nicol Groth of Moab.
He was proceeded in death by his mother, father, stepdads John Nicol and Fritz Schmidt; grandparents John and Eva Clements, Albert Fredericks Sr, Willis “Chick” and Grayce Hawks, Gladys and John Nicol; uncles Robert Hawks, Julius Sr. and Willie Fredericks, Louie and Steven Nicol; and two nephews.
Larry will be greatly missed by so many who knew and loved him.