Ray Nunley, age 69 of Loganville, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Mr. Nunley had been the Mayor for Loganville for five years. He was past President of Walton Municipal Association and a previous city council member. Mr. Nunley had been in public service for eight years and had received the Public Servant of the Year award in 2010. He was President of Nunley Contracting Co, Inc. since 1978 and loved showing prize winning cutting horses and was a member of the AQHA and the NCHA.
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Mr. Nunley was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Atha Nunley, and his sister, Ann Nunley.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joyce Scott Nunley; daughters, Sonya Rae Nicholson, Pleasanton, Texas, Gerri Lynn Nunley, Loganville, Ga., and Angela Jane Nunley, Savannah, Ga.; brothers, Glenn Nunley, Graceville, Steve Nunley, Dothan, Ala.; sisters, Beverly Nunley, and Wanda Harrison, both of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Jon Lee Dixon, Jr., and Rae Anne Dixon, both of Loganville, Ga.; several nieces and nephews, and his beloved pets, dog, Sadie, and horse, Buster.
Funeral Services were held at 3:30 p.m., on Friday, April 19, 2013 in the Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville, Ga. Bill Jones, Mark Kiddoo, and Chris Yancey will officiate. A private burial for family only followed at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville, Ga. Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Georgia Equine Rescue League, www.gerlltd.org or P.O. Box 328, Bethlehem, GA 30620. The family received friends from 1 to 3:30 p.m. April 19, 2013 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Ga., 30052, 7704661544. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewarth.com
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Apr. 24, 2013