Aug. 4, 1920 - Jan. 11, 2009
Jack T. Nunnellee, age 88 of Salem, died on Sunday January 11, 2009 in Salem. Jack was born in Grayburg, Texas in 1920. He moved to Sisters, OR at age 15, graduating from Sisters High School. He married Nellie Roach in 1938 in Bend, OR. He was a millwright in Oregon for the majority of his life. He also built lumber mills in Colorado and Chile before settling in the Salem area in 1967. He served in the Army-Air Force during WW II, receiving a Purple Heart award for his service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie, in 1995. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Connie Nunnellee, and his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Bill Knorr, both of Salem, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; nephew, Mike Roach, and niece, Nancy Stephens, both of Portland.
Funeral services will be on Friday, January 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Restlawn Funeral Home in Salem, OR. Interment will be at Redmond Memorial Cemetery in Redmond, OR.
Contributions can be made to the USO, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, D.C. 20077-7677 to benefit our men and women in uniform and their families.
Services are under the direction of Restlawn Funeral Home, Salem, OR.