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Funeral services set for today for Dayton shooting victim

Published: Thursday, August 08, 2019 @ 3:50 PM
Updated: Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 7:34 AM

Thomas McNichols, known to all as TeeJay. and a father of four, was a ‘gentle giant,’ according to his aunt.

A Dayton man and father of four who was killed during a mass shooting in the Oregon District will be laid to rest today.

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Thomas James McNichols Sr., 25, was described as a “gentle giant” and “like a bid kid” by his aunt.

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He had two sons and two daughters, ranging in age from 2 to 8.

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Funeral services will be today at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Dayton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until noon, when the service begins. Burial will be in West Memory Gardens.