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Hollis Dyson Nunnelly


07/02/1920 - 01/10/2015 Obituary
Hollis Dyson Nunnelly Obituary
Hollis Dyson Nunnelly passed away peacefully on January 10th, surrounded by his family.
Hollis was born in Bakersfield and spent his entire life there. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Phyllis, in 1999. He is survived by his sons Gary (Judy) of Santa Monica and Randall (Carol) of Newport Beach, three grandchildren: Kristen Pagano (Chris), Garrett Nunnelly and Patrick Nunnelly (Laura) and three great-grandchildren.
Hollis was a kind, loving husband, father and grandfather who was known by his ever present smile and laugh. He remained young at heart and clear of mind to the end of his life. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and following this he established a lifelong career with the ATS&F Railway, retiring in 1986.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 16th, at 11:00 am at Greenlawn Cemetary, River Blvd.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 14, 2015
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