Joseph Scott 'Joe' Nunnelley, 36, of Owenton, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born April 10, 1978 in Frankfort, he was employed by Mason Construction in Lexington. Joe was a 1996 graduate of Owen County High School where he played baseball. He loved being outdoors and farming and was a member of Pleasant Home Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clifford and Mildred Acree and Robert and Frances Nunnelley. Surviving are his parents, Hope Acree (John) Colligan of Owenton and Terry (Trudy) Nunnelley of Berry; his girlfriend, Echo Cummins; his brother, Jason Nunnelley of New Liberty; his stepsisters, Amanda Perrin and Tonya Wigglesworth; his grandparents, John and Barbara Colligan of Owenton; and a host of extended family and friends. The family will receive friends at the Main Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with Bro. David 'Milkweed' Wotier and Bro. Trent Holbert presiding. Burial will be in the Owenton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Owenton Manor. McDonald & New Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Owenton News-Herald from June 4 to June 12, 2014