FEB. 6, 1932-MAY 30, 2011
Gene Paul Phillip Nunnally, 79, of Williamsport, Md., passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011, at Williamsport Nursing Home from complications from a stroke.
He was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Mount Clemens, Mich., to the late Henry Nunnally and Hope Elizabeth Keating Brady.
He served as a fire-control technician with the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1957 on the USS Cambria APA36 and on the submarine USS Bass SSK2. He was stationed in Pearl Harbor for three of those years. He retired from the Department of Army, USAMMA, Fort Detrick as an equipment specialist in 1990. He had a combined service of over 41 years.
He received the Fort Detrick Community Service Award in 1990 and then later the Federal Community Service Award in Baltimore, Md.
He served as captain and president of the Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Co. He became a cardiac rescue technician and served with the Sharpsburg Area EMS and Williamsport Volunteer Rescue Service, where he became a life member.
He was a blood donor donating 114 pints.
He was a member of Potomac Post 202 American Legion Williamsport.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bettina Lanore Kinsey Nunnally, in 1993.
He is survived by his second wife, Judy Ann Flook Nunnally, whom he married on April 14, 1994; son, Paul Michael Nunnally and his wife, Kelli, of Hagerstown, Md.; daughter, Shelley Renee Smith and husband, Jr., of Fredericksburg, Va.; stepson, Larry Lee Pereschuk and wife, Kira, of Williamsport; stepson, David Lawrence Pereschuk and wife, Nadia, of Williamsport; half brother, James Michael Nunnally of Michigan; half sister, Valerie of Oregon; five grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Lee Nunnally, in 1983 and his stepfather, Earl George Brady, in 1991.
There will be no visitation or viewing.
Graveside services will be held at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at 2 p.m., with Chaplain Julie Monninger officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by Amvets Post 10 and the Marine Corps League of Hagerstown.
The family request the omission of flowers; memorial donations may be made to: the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home Williamsport.
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