William Jesse Nunn

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William Jesse Nunn, 55, of Waco, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at an area hospital, after a valiant battle with COVID-19.

Visitation: 12:00 noon  Saturday, November 21, at Bold Springs Cemetery, just outside of West, TX

Graveside Service: 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, at Bold Springs Cemetery with Mitch Bynum, Pastor of High Point Cowboy Church, officiating.

Jesse was born December 28, 1964 in Waco. As a child, he learned the love of the outdoors from his parents, including many memorable camping trips to Colorado. He attended the Connally schools and graduated from Connally High School in 1984. Throughout his career, he worked as a Deputy Sheriff with Collin County Sheriff’s Department in McKinney, Texas and in the Emergency Department at Hillcrest Hospital before going to work for Fikes Wholesale as a Point of Sale Specialist in 2010 and later became their Technical Services Manager.

In addition, Jesse believed in community service. He served as the Fire Chief for the Elm Mott Volunteer Fire Department and volunteered his time with the West EMS Department over the years. He continued to enjoy time camping with family, as well as riding horses with James and Vickie. In addition, he enjoyed attending services at High Point Cowboy Church. His great joy, though, was always being with his family, especially his children and was he looking forward to holding his expected granddaughter.

He is survived by his parents, William Travis and Laura Gayle (Hobbs) Nunn of Lacy-Lakeview; his three children, William Trevor Nunn of West, Kathleen Elizabeth Nunn of Waco and Christopher Thomas Nunn and wife, Cassie of West. Jesse was also survived by his brothers, James Stacey Nunn and wife, Vickie of Riesel and John Bradley Nunn and his fiancée, Amanda Nichols of Waco; sister, Laura Jeanette (Nunn) Hebert and husband, Jon of Lorena; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider donations in Jesse’s memory  to the West EMS, 411 Meadow Dr., West, TX  76691.

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  1. Jesse was a good friend, a great dad and a respected member of his community. His love of friends and family showed in all he did. Praying for all who walk knew him. Love hugs and prayers

  2. You will be missed. You were always there for family and will be remembered for your love and devotion to them.

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Jesse’s passing. We worked together for a few years at CEFCO.

  4. The Nunn Family has my deepest sympathies, and many condolences from the Stanley/ Ware family. Jesse was a great classmate, and my parents worked with him as a volunteer at the Elm Mott Fire Department.

    Blessings,
    Joyce Stanley Ware

  5. In addition to the listed and well-said comments about Jesse, I would like to add that Jesse worked hard at his job. Anything that he did not know how to do, Jesse took the time to teach himself. Jesse’s IT success was built on a foundation of fundamental self-learning. He will be missed without a doubt!

  6. A wonderful man and fun partner on the ambulance. He always wanted to talk about his kids. He loved them with all his heart.

  7. Jesse was very loved & respected in our company. We will definitely miss him. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you.
    We care – Kim Fikes

  8. With deepest sympathy to the family. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
    On Behalf of Connally Class of 1986

  9. My prayers thoughts and love to all of your family and especially your sweet kids. May God bless and be with each of you during this difficult time. Love, hugs and prayers to all. Love Dana Rodriguez, West EMS

  10. The Connally Class of 84 will always remember Jesse .
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

  11. My Condolence’s to the Nunn Family. I worked with Jesse for the last Eight years. He was a great work friend, honest and passionate about his work. He spoke highly of his family. He will be missed.

  12. I was just exchanging emails with Jesse wishing him a speedy recovery, it is so hard to believe he is now with our Lord.
    Jesse was a talented, soft spoken man with whom I had the pleasure of knowing and working with since he joined Fikes Wholesale, Inc. some 10 years ago. The company used to have a small IT department but with him and over time it has grown. We will miss Jesse and will fondly think of him often.
    I pray for peace and solace for his children and other family members. I am so very sorry for your (our) loss. May God bless you all.
    Carole Cortinez

  13. So Sorry for your loss of your loved one. I know Jesse through Fikes/Cefco connection and have talked with him on many occassions. He had a quiet sense of humor which I enjoyed. He will be missed.

  14. Theresa McGaughy Miller

    So sorry for y’all’s loss he was a geart person we worked to gather at Hillcrest and I went to school whit him he really loved helping others.

  15. Richard Woolridge

    Worked with him when he was a fuel tech at CEFCO and learned some from him. He was a good friend and was there for me when my dad passed away.

  16. Heartfelt condolences go out to Jesse’s children and all his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May God continue to watch over Jesse and comfort Trevor, Kathleen and Chris. May you always remember the wonderful memories of Dad in future conversations and get togethers. May God Bless!

  17. Thoughts and prayers are with everyone who knew and loved Jesse. My condolences

  18. Doreen Strickland

    We shared many laughs together working at West EMS, I can honestly say never a dull moment. His children were the light of his life. May the Lord light the way of comfort for all.

  19. Ken & Sherri Grubbs

    Katie, Chris and Trevor we are deeply saddened by the loss of your father. It was always evident how much he loved you. Hold tight to your memories. They will help you get through these trying times.

  20. Jesse was always available to lend us a helping hand. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.

  21. My deepest sympathies to the Nunn family. I pray that our Lord brings your family much needed strength and peace during this sad time.

  22. Greg Root - Federal Heath

    On behalf of Federal Heath Visual Communications, we offer sincere condolences. Working with Jesse was always a pleasure and he will be missed.

  23. Jennifer Devaney

    I’m So Sorry To Hear About Jesse I Worked With Him At Cefco From 2015 Till Now. Prayers For His Family He Was So Nice And Always Had A Smile On His Face When Ever Be Had To Come Into My Store. You Will Be Missed.

  24. Cherita Dossey Welch

    Dear Gayle and Family, my most sincere condolences for your loss. Our prayers are with your family at this time.
    Cherita Dossey Welch (Lonnie and Wanda Campbell’s great niece.)

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