James Zachery Nichols, 27, died at his Christmas Valley home Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Zach was born March 8, 1985 at 9:14 p.m. in Wahiawa, Hawaii to his very proud parents, James and Heather Nichols. Zach enjoyed family time, fishing, playing drums and the guitar. Zach was an amazing son, brother and father. He was loved by many and will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Nancy Stevens; cousin Justin Tyler; and aunt Shannon Hamilton. Survivors include his two beautiful daughters, Faith Harmony and Serenity Alesandra Nichols; father James Nichols and step-mom Flossie of Puyallup, Wash.; mother Heather Arruda of Christmas Valley; two sisters Alisha Rafini of Christmas Valley and Brandy Nichols of Olympia, Wash.; along with six nieces and nephews. There will be a benefit fund set up in Zach’s name at US Bank, account #153665354954 to help provide for expenses. Celebration of Life Services were held Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at the Christmas Valley Community Hall. Ousley Osterman Huffstutter Funeral Chapel had charge of the arrangements.