Thomas Henry Nunley
June 9, 1992 - July 28, 2012
Thomas Henry Nunley, age 20, of Sabinal, Texas died Saturday July 28, 2012. Thomas Nunley and his brother Taylor Nunley died tragically in an automobile accident after lunch in route to Sabinal, Texas.
Thomas was born June 9, 1992 in Sabinal, Texas. He is the son of Dana and Robert Nunley Jr. Thomas attended three years at Fountain Valley School of Colorado where he excelled in football, baseball, basketball, tennis and Lacrosse. Thomas loved his ranch and his friends so he returned to graduate from Sabinal High School where he again excelled in sports.
Thomas attended Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, where he was to begin his sophomore year this fall.
Thomas earned his Eagle Scout. He was an excellent athlete, hunter, angler, and loveable son and brother. His possibilities in life were endless but his heart was always at the ranch. Thomas loved his friends and will be missed by many.
Thomas is survived by his parents Dana and Robert Nunley Jr. of Sabinal, Texas; sister, Chloe Nunley of Sabinal, Texas; grandmother, Merril Nunley of Sabinal, Texas; grandparents, Tom and Jan Winkle of Uvalde, Texas; aunts and uncles Richard and Kim Nunley of Sabinal, Texas, Mike and Karen Huddleston of Uvalde, Texas; Dawn Winkle of Houston, Texas; and cousins Sarah and Caroline Nunley; Ben Huddleston and wife Catherine; Annie Seiler and husband Scott; Kristen Dawson, Amanda Lytleton and husband Chris.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Robert B. Nunley and great grandfather Red Nunley.
A viewing will be held at the Rushing - Estes - Knowles Mortuary on South Getty from 4 – 9:00 P.M. on Monday, July 30. A memorial service will be held at the Coyote Ranch on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 10:30 A.M. Interment at the Coyote Ranch.
Pallbearers will be Derick D'Spain, Lynn D'Spain, Mike Huddleston, Brittney Horton, Ian Munsick, Richard Nunley, and Javier Silva. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Dulin. Garret Eagle, Reagan Freida, George Golightly, Lala Guiterrez, Emy Hanna, Maggie Hanna, Sage Hanner, Dalton Haughey, Ben Hawkes, Eli Karp, , Lukas Langer, Eric Navarro, Colby Powell, Gavin Pyot, Jessie Joe Rodriguez, Joey Rodriguez, Ross Sutherland, Isaac Spear, Hagan Talamentes, Wiles Larimer, Nick Westermin, Trey Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to First State Bank of Uvalde, Trustee, P.O. Box 1908, Uvalde, Texas 78802 to benefit athletic excellence in Sabinal.