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Rev Ellis Nuckles

  • Birth 1 Feb 1934 Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Apr 2014 Russell County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 127881015

Rev. Ellis Nuckles, age 80, of Lebanon, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Saturday (April 12, 2014) at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born February 1, 1934 in Buchanan County, Virginia, he was a son of the late George Walden and Cora Elizabeth McFadden Nuckles. A retired auto body mechanic, he was employed by Fairfax County School System for many years. He enjoyed cooking and eating and he loved people. His motto was, "the more, the merrier", but he loved nothing more than spending time with his family and going to church. He was a devout Christian and a retired Church of God minister and was a member of Grace Fellowship Church of God in Hansonville. His mission was to share the love of Jesus with everyone he met and his life was a testament to his love for Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eleven siblings, Dewey Nuckles, Fannie Fletcher, Osie Nuckles, Vernie Nuckles, Howard Nuckles, Gladys Hess, Marie Nuckles, Ruby Johnson, Marvin Nuckles, Marshall Nuckles and Edward Nuckles.
Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Anna Gay Perkins Nuckles of the home; four children, Anthony Ralph Nuckles and wife, Lori of Garner, North Carolina, Bishop Timothy Marshall Nuckles and wife, Sharon of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ricky Dale Nuckles and wife, Teresa of Richlands, Virginia and Elizabeth Ann Nuckles Durham and husband, Barry of Sarasota, Florida; one honorary son, Mike Johnson and wife, Connie of Sweetwater, Tennessee; twelve grandchildren, Courtney Nuckles Dean and husband, Bradley, Stephen Wayne Nuckles, Sydney Phelps, Lexi Phelps, Christopher Marshall Nuckles and wife, Pattie, Brandon Pendry Nuckles and wife, Hannah, Shane Kiser, Shonda Nuckles Ollis and husband, Christopher, Derrick Lee Nuckles, Michael Ellis Durham, Matthew Dale Durham, and Meagan Elizabeth Durham; four great-grandchildren, Katie Anne Dean, Troy Allen Dean, Haley Jade Russell and Eleana Claire Ollis; one expected great-grandson; four sisters, Ada Farmer and husband, Brady, Juanita Farmer, Edna Childress, and his twin sister, Alice Farmer and husband, Leonard; one brother, Arthur Nuckles and several very special nieces and nephews and a host of friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Tuesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Timothy Nuckles, Rev. Sharon Nuckles and Pastor Anthony Yul Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Ketron Memorial Gardens in Lebanon, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Nuckles, Derrick Nuckles, Brandon Nuckles, Stephen Nuckles, Michael Durham, Matthew Durham, Daniel Nuckles and Brian Hess.
Honorary pallbearers will be Delmar Hess, Larry Robinson, Larry Sykes, Nolan Farmer, Ervin Nuckles and Stan Compton.


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  • Created by: Harold Richardson
  • Added: 13 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127881015
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Ellis Nuckles (1 Feb 1934–12 Apr 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127881015, citing Ketron Memorial Gardens, Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Harold Richardson (contributor 47101082) .