KINGS MOUNTAIN - James Richard "Dick" Nann, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home. Born in Syracuse, N.Y. on March 25, 1930, he was the son of the late Karl Francis and Mildred Hart Nann.
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Dick was a very active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and his community. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a Regional Administrative Director for NCR Corporation for 38 years before retiring. He was a collector of trains, played golf, fished and enjoyed boating. He loved for his family to come for visits and he was an avid dog lover.
In addition to his parents, Dick is preceded in death by a sister, Patricia McClean; and a brother, Karl Nann.
Dick is survived by his wife of 59 years, Maxine Jones Nann; two sons, Michael Nann and wife Michelle of Chicago, Ill., and Thomas Nann and wife Suszanne of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Christine Bart of Rome, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Christopher Nann, Patrick Nann, Maria Duvuvuei and husband Nathaniel, Kaitlin Nann, James Nann, and Mason Nann; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Help of Christians Parish, with Father Michael Kottar celebrating the mass.
Rosary: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory
Visitation: Will immediately follow until 6 p.m. Military honors will follow the visitation.
Burial: Will be private at a later date.
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to a
Guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 8, 2014