James died of natural causes at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz.
James was born on Jan. 12, 1928, in Trigg County to the late Chester Boyd and Zanie Outland Nunn.
He was a member of Gracey West Union Baptist Church. He was a farmer and a member of Gracey Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, C.B. Nunn, Jr., and Billy G. Nunn; three sisters, Ethlene McGarity, Georgia Outland and Margaret Louise Cook.
He is survived by his wife, Nell Nunn of Gracey; one brother, Eugene Nunn of Evansville, Ind.; one sister, Charlene Zywczak of North Liberty, Ind.; one daughter, Martha Cowan of Gracey; and one grandchild Beth Cowan.
Memorials may be made to Gracey West Union Baptist Church Youth Department or to Gracey Volunteer Fire Department.