Alex Nunn III

July 16, 1953 ~ July 24, 2020 (age 67)


Alex Nunn Jr. III was born on July 16, 1953 to Rose Lee Neal and Alex Nunn Jr.

He attended Hales St. Franciscan 1967-1971 and  graduated from Calumet High School in 1971.

Alex joined the United States Army August 1972 and was honorably discharged August 1975.
He moved from Chicago, IL to Joliet, IL and was hired as a Joliet Correctional Officer in 1977;  Alex was promoted through the ranks as a Sergeant, retired as a Lieutenant from Stateville Correctional Facility in 2002.

Alex was a member of the Brothers of Soul Motorcycle Club (Joliet Chapter), and the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (Chicago Chapter).

Sunset for our loved one occurred on Friday, July 24, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose L. Nunn; and loving grandmother, Ma Jessie.

Alex leaves to cherish in memory: a loving wife, Cordelia Nunn, married September 30 1983; two sons, De’Andre  and Dominique Nunn (Emily); four grandchildren; Kaelyn Kempisty-Nunn, Alexander James Nunn, Alexa Delia Nunn, and Isaiah William Nunn; his dad, Alex Nunn Jr.; siblings, Nolan Nunn (Brenda), Charlene Tucker (Mike), Patricia Nunn, Alicia Nunn ( Nick), Juanita Merritt,  Elaine Cunningham, and Patricia Crawford (Leffie); nieces, Toya Cunningham-Creed (Darryl), and Jessie Tucker; and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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July 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Funeral Service
July 30, 2020

7:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

July 31, 2020

9:30 AM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Road
Elwood, Illinois 60421

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