Edward Nichols, Jr., 60, of Collings Lakes, NJ passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at his home. Born in Vineland he was a lifelong area resident. Ed formerly worked for Trump Plaza in Atlantic City as a security manager. Ed enjoyed riding his motorcycle, spending time with friends and family, watching NASCAR, and supporting the Washington Football Team. He was predeceased by his parents, Horace Edward and Eileen Nichols. Ed is survived by his brothers and sisters, Ron Gullo of Bridgeton, Valerie LaManna of Hammonton; Antoinette Gullo of Mays Landing and Richard Nichols (Ann-Marie) of Hammonton. Ed also leaves behind his children, Kristy (Nichols) Dzibinski of Oldsmar, Florida, Justin Nichols of Hammonton, Stephanie Nichols of Vineland and Austin Nichols of Collings Lakes and Reyna's daughter Kayla McManus whom he raised as his own. Ed was the proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren. He will also be dearly remembered by dozens of lifelong friends. Services and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.