Obituary: Billy Ray Nunnelley, Beloved Father, Grandfather, And Friend 2024


Cullman Mourns the Passing of Beloved Resident: Billy Ray Nunnelley

Obituary and Tribute

Cullman, Alabama, has lost a cherished member of its community with the passing of Billy Ray Nunnelley at the age of 70. Mr. Nunnelley, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.

Early Life and Family

Billy Ray Nunnelley was born on May 14, 1954, in Cullman, Alabama, to Bonnie Nell Rusk and James Lee Nunnelley. He spent his early years in a loving home surrounded by his two brothers: Jimmy Lee and Rodger Dale.

In due time, Billy met the love of his life, Jeanette, and they embarked on a beautiful journey together. They shared a home, raised a family, and created countless cherished memories.

Legacy of Love and Adventure

Billy Nunnelley was a man of diverse interests and talents. He found solace and joy in the tranquil waters of fishing, where he could spend hours casting a line and connecting with nature.

When not on the lake, Billy could be found tinkering with his beloved John Deere lawnmower. He took immense pride in maintaining the beauty of his surroundings, ensuring his home and garden were always immaculate.

Devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather

Family was the cornerstone of Billy Nunnelley’s life. He cherished his role as a husband, father, and grandfather. His children, Jacky Lee, Jeremy “Nicole” “Wiggins” Nunnelley, and Josh Dewayne “Brandi,” and his three grandchildren, Ethan Wiggins, Ethyn Yancy, and Kaylee Yancy, brought immeasurable joy and purpose to his life.

Visitation and Graveside Service

A visitation in memory of Billy Ray Nunnelley will be held at the Moss Funeral Home chapel on June 10, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Following the visitation, a graveside service will be held at Concord Cemetery in Fairview, officiated by Pastor Jeremy Oden.

A Life Well-Lived

Billy Ray Nunnelley lived a life filled with love, laughter, and adventure. He will be remembered as a kind and devoted husband, a dedicated father, and a playful grandfather. His memory will continue to inspire and bring comfort to his family and friends for years to come.