CRAB ORCHARD — Raymond Nunn, 90, husband of Virginia P. Nunn and father of Frankie Lee Nunn, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 14, 1919, in the Kettle Island Community in Bell County. He was the son of the late William and Alice V. Coldiron Nunn. He and his family moved to Lincoln County in 1930 and began farming.
He farmed until he was drafted into the U.S. Army on Dec. 1, 1942, and served during World War II. He attained the rank of staff sergeant during the Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns. He received a Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with two bronze service stars. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He was discharged from the Army on March 24, 1947.