James Leon Nalley Sr., 76, Loretto, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on June 11, 1936 in Marion County. Nalley retired from G.E. in 1994 after 40 years of service and was a member of the Loretto Sportsman's Club.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Bessie Frances Wade Nalley; his parents, Henry Ivo Nalley Sr. and Mary Genevieve Downs Nalley; four sisters, Margaret Ann Chesher, Frances Elizabeth Mattingly, Bonnie Wade and Angela Couch; and one infant brother, Joseph Gary Nalley.
Survivors include: one daughter, Darlene Brammer (Charles) of Loretto; three sons, James Nalley (Patricia) of Springfield, Don Nalley of New Haven and David Nalley of Mount Washington; seven grandchildren, Lee, Jeremy, Scottie, Don, Ann and Kim Nalley and Nichole Brammer; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Omia Kelty (Wilber) of Springfield, Brenda Conder (Roger), Sheila Warner (Doug) and Genny Lovingood all of Bardstown; two brothers, Jerry Nalley (Sandra) and Henry Ivo Nalley Jr. (Mary) all of New Haven.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Holy Cross Church followed by interment in the church cemetery. Rev. R. Joseph Hemmerle will be the Celebrant.
Pallbearers are Rick Nalley, Chris Nalley, Joseph Nalley, Scotty Nalley, Jeremy Nalley, and Lee Nalley.
Visitation, 12-8 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Mattingly Funeral Home, Loretto, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.