Obituary for Ronald David Nuckolls

nuckolls ronald davidRonald David Nuckolls, age 68 of Draper passed away Friday, October 21, 2022. Born February 13, 1954 in Wythe County he was the son of the late Haswell Marco Nuckolls and Vasil Burnett Nuckolls. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Alan Nuckolls.

Ronald was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during Vietnam.

He is survived by his 

WifeRuby Carol Nuckolls – Draper


Paula Kay (Stephen) Shumate – Stokesdale, NC

Tammy Lyn (Darrell) Largen – Hillsville

Tabitha (William) Manuel – Hillsville

Joseph David Nuckolls – Hillsville

Blake (Candy) Musick – Draper

Ramona Virginia Parks – Draper


Morgan Shumate, Caitlin Powell, Chance Powell

Great Granddaughter

Rosalie Pack


Juanita (Buford) Burnett, Frances Smith, Joyce Viars, Judy (Ronnie) Ryan, Wanda (John) Higgins,

Thelma (Russell) MacInnes


Haswell (Becky) Nuckolls, Jr.

Numerous nieces and nephews 

Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., October 27, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Thursday one hour before service time at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.