Eddie Lee Nunley

September 3, 1951 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 68)


Ed Nunley, 68, of Signal Mountain, passed away Saturday, June 20th, 2020. Eddie L. Nunley was born September 3, 1951 to the late Glasgow Nunley and Freda Mae Nunley Nolan. Mr. Nunley graduated from Kirkman High School, where he studied Industrial Machine Shop. He then volunteered to serve his country in the Vietnam war. He was a Sergeant Gunner on a scout helicopter in the Army Armorod Squadron. He was awarded an “Air Medal for Heroism” for saving multiple US Soldiers during battle in 1971. Ed worked in the Chattanooga area as a machinist and became the owner of his own shop for a period of time before having his first bout with cancer. He supported his late brother Randy in the startup of the Tennessee Rand Co., where he eventually became the Manager of Manufacturing until retiring in 2018. Ed loved golfing, fishing, hunting, and traveling. Survivors include his mother, Freda Nolan and stepfather, Tex;  brother, Brad (Shelia) Nunley; sisters, Tammie (Darryl) Brewster and Shirley (Jeff) Price; sister-In-law, Rhonda Nunley; nephews, Brandon Brewster and Jalen Price; nieces, Alexandria Brewster and Nena Dorsey; great-niece, Collins Brewster; great-nephew, Wells Brewster; friend and companion, Robbie Wood. A service will not be held due to personal request & social distancing. The family appreciates your prayers and concerns. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415. 423-877-3524.

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