Firefighter Honored; John A Nicholas II

In Honor of John A. Nicholas II, Dist. 5 Fire Chief. Photo by Hannah Richardson
John Adams Nicholas II

Dec. 25, 1957 – Sept. 14, 2021

John was the Fire Chief of Natchitoches Parish Fire District No. 5, an EMT with Natchitoches Regional Medical Center for over 18 years, and also sat on the 911 Commissioners Board.

Services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20 with interment at Russell Cemetery.

Local firefighters and volunteer firefighters paid their respects to Nicholas with the unfurling of a flag over Hwy. 1 South and by participating in the motorcade.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Chief Nicholas’ name to: 
The Louisiana Fallen Firefighter Memorial
8181 Independance Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

John Nicholas, center, serving on the 911 Commission. Photo by Juanice Gray