Howard Ralph NUNN
NUNN PILOT MOUNTAIN Howard Ralph Nunn Oct 18, 1935 - Feb. 17, 2012 Mr. Howard Ralph Nunn, died Friday, February 17, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. He was born October 18, 1935 in Stokes County. Howard's major league baseball career included playing time with the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, and the New York Mets. Howard retired as manager of Triangle Machine and electronics in Kernersville. Surviving are his wife, Shirley Needham Nunn, of the home; one son, Howard Ralph Nunn, Jr. (B.J.), of Walkertown; one sister, Betty N. Revelle, of Lexington; one brother, Joe Bailey Nunn and wife, Marian, of Pilot Mountain; one sister-in-law, Blanche M. Nunn, of Westfield, and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving are two cherished poodles, Bailey and Howard. Howard was predeceased by one son, James Bailey Nunn; two brothers, Orville & Herbert Nunn; three sisters, Rachel N. George, Vera N. Ledwith and Vernice N. Hatos and his parents, J.R. "Dixie" and Mattie Shelton Nunn. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at Howell-Nelson Funeral Chapel of Pilot Mountain. The family will greet friends immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at

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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Feb. 19, 2012.
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I miss him so much ,he was the best dad and I have always been proud of him.I will always think of and love him .
Your son
Howard Nunn. Jr.
February 25, 2012
I am sad to hear of your loss. On April 7, 2010 you all were so kind to me when you you let me in your home to talk baseball. Howard signed my 1950's baseball book! It was a real treat to meet him.
Bill Masters
February 23, 2012
Sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Don Riddle and family
February 21, 2012
Shirley & Little Howard,
We are so sorry for your loss. Howard was a good man and will be sorely missed.
Sam & Janie
Sam & Janie Carson
February 20, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Carlton Martin
February 19, 2012