BURDETT — James “Jim” Henry Nuckolls, 85, died Nov. 3 at Edwards County Hospital in Kinsley. Born Aug. 11, 1927, in rural Burdett, he was the son of Joseph Charles and Elsie G. Winter Nuckolls. A life time resident of Burdett he was a retired farmer and custodian at Pawnee Heights High School. He married Helen J. Miller. She preceded him in death.
Mr. Nuckolls was a member of the Burdett United Methodist Church, and the Burdett American Legion both of Burdett. He was also a self taught musician who loved playing the piano, guitar and saxophone.
Survivors include, one son, Jimmy C. and wife Brenda Nuckolls of Florissant, Mo.; two daughters, Rhonda Bauer and husband Steve of Bel Aire, and Shelley Bauer and husband Brad, of Burdett; four sisters, Esther Shank of Greensburg, Mary Jo Perser of Hutchinson, Dorothy Nuckolls of Tucson, Ariz., and Ruth Sieverling of Phoenix, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Morell Funeral Home in Larned. Burial will be at Browns Grove Cemetery in Burdett. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to Medicalodge of Kinsley in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.morellfuneralhomellc.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Morell Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 124
Larned, Ks. 67550-0124
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 6, 2012