NUCKOLS, MR. JAMES C., SR. - age 93 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Tennova Residential Hospice Center on Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born in Ansted, West Virginia on August 14, 1920. Mr. Nuckols attended Clymersville Baptist Church in Rockwood. He was a World War II Veteran serving in the U. S. Army during the Air Offensive Theater in Europe. He was an organizer and founding President of the Rockwood Bass Club. He enjoyed the outdoors as he was an avid fisherman and sportsman. He was retired from Roane Electric with 25 years of service. He was a proud member of the U.S. Steelworkers Union. Mr. Nuckols was a loving father & grandfather. He is preceded in death by parents: Clyde and Virgie Mae Nuckols; wife: Virginia Nuckols; brothers: Reginald, Ralph, Lyle, and Jack Nuckols; sisters: Eula Durrett, Nira Wiseman, Faye Thornton, and Nina Sterling. He is survived by: sons: James Nuckols (Andrea) of Rockwood, Tennessee, Paul Nuckols of Kingston, Tennessee; daughters: Janet Rolen (Garry) of Kingston, Tennessee, Pearl Branham (James) of Harriman, Tennessee; stepsons: Richard Lipford & wife, Cindy of Florida; John Falls & wife, Susan of Alabama; 5 grandchildren: Jonathan Branham, Lindsay McLoud, Garrison Nuckols, Jordan Rolen, Colton Nuckols; step-grandchildren: Ricky Lipford, Brian Lipford, Kimberly Lentz, Jeff Falls, Cynthia Lipford, Caren Holt, Cathy Hakun, Jennifer Falls; brother: Bill Keith Nuckols (Mickey) of Ansted, West Virginia; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; a host of friends in the Rockwood Community; special friend: Nancy Scarbrough. Special thanks to Tennova Residential Hospice. Arrangements are as Follows: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Evans Mortuary, Family will receive friends from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Funeral will follow at 7:30pm with Rev. Charles Kelley, officiating. Concluding and interment will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood, with full Military Honors conducted by The U. S. Army Honor Guard. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the Family of Mr. James C. Nuckols, Sr.


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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Apr. 30, 2014