OBITUARY

James W. Nunnally

July 9, 1926April 24, 2021
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James W. (Jimmy) Nunnally, 94, retired insurance agent, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 24, 2021, with his family by his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Moses W. Nunnally, Sr. and Rosa Lee Hudgins Nunnally; a brother, Moses W. Nunnally, Jr.; and a sister, Mary N. Brooks. Mr. Nunnally is survived by his wife of 73 years, Eleanor Gillie Nunnally; a son, J. C. Nunnally (Brenda); a daughter, Debbie N. Boatwright; grandchildren, Heather Buffkin (Tim), James W. Nunnally, II (Amber), Johnny Boatwright, and Greg Owens (Laurie); great-grandchildren, McKenna, Tanner, Kate, Jack, Ellie, Timothy, Lexi and Reilly.

Jimmy was a member of the Henrico County Board of Zoning Appeals for 40 consecutive years, serving as Vice Chairman and Chairman on several occasions. He was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church for 72 years, serving on many committees and was Chairman of the Deacons several times. He was a member of Babcock Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rites Body of Richmond. Jimmy was a World War II veteran and served in the Pacific with the U. S. Navy and participated in the invasion of Iwo Jima.

The family wishes to thank the staff of The Towers for the excellent and compassionate care given to Mr. Nunnally.

The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 9271 Shady Grove Rd. in Mechanicsville. A graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Forest Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Bridge Baptist Church, 5701 Elko Rd., Sandston, Va. 23150.

  • FAMILY

  • Moses W. Nunnally, Sr. and Rosa Lee Hudgins Nunnally, Parents (deceased)
  • Moses W. Nunnally, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Mary N. Brooks, Sister (deceased)
  • Eleanor Gillie Nunnally, Wife of 73 years
  • J. C. Nunnally (Brenda), Son
  • Debbie N. Boatwright, Daughter
  • Heather Buffkin (Tim), Granddaughter
  • James W. Nunnally, II (Amber), Grandson
  • Johnny Boatwright, Grandson
  • Greg Ownes (Laurie), Grandson
  • McKenna, Tanner, Kate, Jack, Ellie, Timothy, Lexi and Reilly, Great-Grandchildren
  • DONATIONS

  • New Bridge Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, May 1, 2021

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Joe and Kay Lam

April 28, 2021

We were sadden to hear about the passing of Jimmy. Please accept our since condolences.
Kay sends her sympathy to the family. She worked with Jimmy in his B.Z.A. board position at Henrico County Government, some 20 plus years.
I got to know Jimmy shortly after I began my career with State Farm Insurance in 1973.

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