Dr. David Nichols

Inez Pruitt talks about Nichols at the dedication of the new health center Nichols listens along with (from left) Dewey Crockett, Gov. Bob McDonnell, Congressman Rob Wittman and Virginia Department of Health Commissioner Karen Remley. PHOTO BY BOB BROWN/RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

Dr.  David Nichols holds the “Country Doctor of the Decade” award he was presented at the dedication of the new health center in August 2010. PHOTO BY BOB BROWN/RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

Dr.  Nichols greets patient and friend Alice Pruitt on a visit to Tangier in August 2010. PHOTO BY BOB BROWN/RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

The Nichols family 2010 Christmas card. (From left) Ivana and Davy, David and Dianne, Sarah and Tom.

PHOTO BY BOB BROWN/RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

PHOTO BY BOB BROWN/RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

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