Richard Allen Nunnery, Jr.

Richard Allen Nunnery, Jr., 74, husband of Mary Jones Nunnery, died Monday, February 26, 2018, at his home in Blythewood, SC.


Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Richard Allen Nunnery, Sr. and Tressie Windham Nunnery.


Mr. Nunnery was a retired Supervisor with Santee Print Works.


Surviving are his wife of 45 years of Blythewood; a daughter, Leanne Gallo of Blythewood; two sisters, Ruby Lilze and Dianne Griffin both of Sumter; a grandson, Hampton Gallo; and a special niece, Paige Jones Bennett.


He was preceded in death by a sister, Julia Horton.


Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Smoke Kanipe officiating.


Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.


The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. Thursday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.


Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Online condolences may be sent to


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.