William (Bill) Archie Nice, 80, born on July 13, 1942 of Naples, Florida passed peacefully into the arms of his heavenly father at 7:13 pm March 4, 2023. He attended Milligan College in Tennessee and Indiana University for Medical School. His caring spirit allowed him to serve on the mission field in Africa for 3 years. After that, he and a group of physicians who had also served in Africa, formed a physician group in Bloomington, Indiana. He worked as an emergency department physician for many years as well as being the Emergency Department Medical Director for 20 years, Vice-President of Unity Physician Group, EMS Medical Director, Urgent Care Medical Director, Peoples State Bank Board, and Milligan College Board of Trustees. He sought adventure his entire life and enjoyed aviation, fox hunting, motorcycle riding, boating, traveling, and spending time with his cherished family. He was loved by many and never met a stranger. He is survived by his loving wife, Maria Cordeiro Nice, a sister, Rebecca (Dave) Altman and his three daughters, Tara (Steve) Vecrumba of Bloomington, IN, Tanya (Gary) Veteto of Bloomington, IN, Tamara (Seth) Miller of Louisville, TN as well as his bonus daughters, Mariana Singh of Philadelphia, PA and Elisa Christina Makoon-Singh of Philadelphia, PA. He had twelve loving grandchildren: Chase, Justin Ashlyn, Amber, Hannah, Tyler, Ethan, Rachelle, Andrew, Eli, Amelia and Lenna as well as his ex-wife and dear friend, Jeanne Nice. Bill was predeceased in death by his parents, Roscoe William Nice and Olive Blossom (Rayner) Nice. His love for God, medicine, travel, adventure, and family will be carried on for many generations. Arrangements are as following, there will be a memorial service on Saturday, March 18, at Fuller Funeral Home East Naples, 4735 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, Florida 34112 at 10:30 am and a Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, April 7 at Ellettsville Christian Church, 731 Independence St., Ellettsville, IN 47429 at 1 pm with visitation from 12-1. Memorial contributions can be made to Milligan University, P.O. Box 750, Milligan, TN 37682.
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