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Steve Mitchell Nunley

September 21, 1952 — October 19, 2023

Steve Mitchell Nunley, 71 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Cedar Hills Retirement Center in Cookeville, Tennessee. Steve was born Sunday, September 21, 1952, in McMinnville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Rice Alfred Nunley and the late Cora "Louise" (Bishop) Nunley. Steve was a loving son, brother, husband, father, Papa, uncle, and friend. He was the hardest worker, trustworthy, considerate, an animal lover, and would help anyone in need. He worked for Caney Fork Electric in McMinnville and for Upper Cumberland Electric in Cookeville. He was in the Lions Club, active in his children's sporting activities, and active in his church. He loved Football, especially the Tennessee Volunteers and the Tennessee Titans. Steve was loved by all who knew him and he will be greatly missed. Steve is survived by his wife of 46 years, Frances (Gentry) Nunley; 3 Children, Tracey Gail Gentry, Kelly Mitchell Nunley, and his wife Ashley, and Miguel Rosario and his wife, Kristy; Grandson, Ayden Layne Nunley; Siblings, George Nunley and his wife, Rose, Debbie McBride and her husband, Ronnie, Sonjia Nunley, and Bruce Nunley; Mother-In-Law, Dorothy Gentry; Brother-In-Law, Richard Gentry; Loving Pet, Kelly Jo; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends. In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his Son, James Monroe Waldie; Identical Twin Brother, Stan Nunley; Father-In-Law, Benton Gentry; Sister-In-Law, Drue Gentry; Niece, Jennifer Gentry. Graveside Service for Steve Mitchell Nunley will be held Monday, October 23, 2023, at 1:00 pm from the West Cemetery, 8901 Fairview Road, Cookeville, Tennessee, 38506. To sign the online guestbook and send the family a message please visit www.crestlawnmemorial.com Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
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