Bart Davis Nunn, 56, of Goode, VA, died Thursday, March 2, 2023.
He is survived by his wife Tammy Bryant Nunn, his three children, Luke, Katie and Jesse Nunn and his Grandson Waylon Nunn. Bart is also survived by his parents Lewis and Phyllis Nunn and his sister Deborah (Tom) Twark.
Bart was born April 13,1966. He grew up in Goode, Virginia on the family farm where he learned the value of hard work and an appreciation for God’s creation. Following in his father’s footsteps he joined the Forest Volunteer Fire Department at the age of 16. Through the fire department Bart would go on to serve the community that he loved for 25 years as an active member. After which he remained a lifetime member.
At the age of 22 Bart married the love of his life Tammy Bryant (Nunn). Together they raised three amazing children and were blessed with one grandson. Bart was a devoted husband, father and Popa. He taught his family to be thankful for their blessings and to care for others. Above all Bart loved God. He lived his life in service to others showing God’s love to everyone he met.
Bart loved all things outdoors. He had a special love for farming, hunting, fishing, camping and trips to the Blue Ridge Parkway. But more than anything else he loved spending time with his family.
The family would like to express appreciation to Dr. Cecilia MacCallum and staff at the Alan Pearson Cancer Center and Dr. Leonid Volodin and the stem cell transplant team at UVA. They would also like to express special appreciation for Dr. Leonard Cohen. Dr. Cohen was with Bart and his family from the beginning and remained with them through Bart’s final moments. Dr. Cohen has been more than a Primary Care Provider. He is a true friend.
Bart was blessed by so many people who loved and supported him during his illness. The family would like to express appreciation for the many friends, neighbors, community members, church family and extended family who supported him through thoughts, prayers and gifts. It truly was a wonderful life.
In lieu of a service the family requests that you share comments or memories below. They can also be emailed to [email protected]. These will be made into a memory book for the family to treasure.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.