Benny Lamar Nuckolls Sr.

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Benny Lamar Nuckolls Sr., age 83, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away peacefully June 29, 2015.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Truman and Nellie Nuckolls; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Frances Goodwin; brother-in-law, Bill Goodwin.
Mr. Nuckolls graduated from Cumming High School in 1950 and began work at Rich's Warehouse and Bagwell and Mathis Service Station before joining the military, where he served in the U.S. Navy for three years. In 1955 Benny began his career at Sawnee EMC, retiring in 1994. He began work as a Ford dealer transport driver for local Billy Howell Ford and Chestatee Ford in 1996. He was a member of the Forsyth County Lions Club and named a Melvin Jones Fellow. As a Charter Member of Cumming Baptist Church, he served as deacon for 15 years, and attended The Chapel Sunday School Class.
He is survived by his loving wife, Katherine Goodwin Nuckolls; daughter, Kim Davis; son, Lamar Nuckolls Jr.; son, Michael Nuckolls; grandson, Taylor Nathaniel Davis of Cumming; dog, Charlie; sister, Sandra (Morris) Williams of Cumming; sister, Bettie (Charles) Williams of Decatur; sister-in-law, Anita Parsons of Douglasville; sister-in-law, Pat (CW) Page of Douglasville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at Cumming Baptist Church. Interment followed at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens with Dr. Barry Crocker and the Rev. Roger Williams officiating.
Cumming Baptist Church Deacons will serve as pallbearers, with Ford Transport Drivers serving as honorary pallbearers.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from July 2 to July 4, 2015
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