Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 31, 2013

Roy Lee Nunn

BLUEFIELD — Roy Lee Nunn, 75, of Rt. 3 Bluefield, passed away Monday Jan. 28, 2013 at a Roanoke hospital. Born Sept. 17, 1937 in Bland County, Virginia, he was a son of the late Roney Lee and Sallie Morehead Nunn.

Mr. Nunn retired from the Lynchburg Foundry located in Radford, Va. and had been a resident of Bluewell for the past forty years.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Nunn was preceded in death by his wife, Helena Price Nunn; two sisters, Aline Woolwine and Mary Shelton; and two brothers, Ralph Nunn and James Nunn.

Survivors include two sisters, Loraine Gibson and husband Donald of Bluefield, and Janie Nunn Mitchell of Rich Creek; and a brother, Lloyd Nunn and wife Sue of Bland, Va.

Funeral services for Mr. Nunn will be conducted today (Thursday) Jan. 31, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the  Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Milam officiating.

Friends may call at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until time of services on Thursday Jan. 31, 2013.

Online condolences to the Nunn family will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home 3431 Coal Heritage Rd., Bluefield, WV is in charge of arrangements.

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