Troy Nunn

Troy Nunn

URBANA – Troy W. Nunn, 84, of Urbana died at 7:21 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 28, 2012) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

There will be a visitation from 11:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 1, at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. The funeral service will begin at noon with Pastor Don Follis officiating. Burial will be private.

Troy was born on Jan. 4, 1928, in Horse Cave, Ky., the son of Leonard and Mary (Bishop) Nunn. He married Marjorie Molenhour on Feb. 25, 1954, in Urbana. She survives.

Other survivors include three children, James Nunn of Urbana, Sandy (Doug) Flanders of Champaign and Susan (Junior) Riggleman of Champaign; six grandsons, David Johnson, Chad Crank, John Gray, Steven Gray, Doug (Courtney) Flanders and Chris Flanders; one sister, Mae (Smitty) Smith of Mackinaw; one brother, Reed (Shirley) Nunn of Rossville; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Nunn, on June 8, 2012.

Troy worked hard as a laborer in various industries for his entire life. Upon retirement, he provided lawn care for the neighborhood, which satisfied two of his favorite pastimes, interacting with people and lawn work. He was always a cheerful and happy man who truly enjoyed the company of others. Troy also loved to fish, play cards and horseshoes.

He was a member of The Vineyard Church in Urbana.

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