Ernest Wade Nutt, 87, of Paris, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 28th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Harry Porter officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Nutt, the son of Silas & Nora McElyea Nutt, was born Sept. 12, 1933, in the Givens Community of Lamar County, Texas.
At an early age, he began working at American Box. He then began a career that spanned 25 years at Campbell Soup Company as a mechanic.
Ernest was an avid golfer, enjoyed Blue Grass music, board & card games, fishing, casinos, and especially traveling with the love of his life, Wavia. He was a member of the Elks Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 59 years, Wavia Phillips Nutt, a daughter, Paula Archer, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Partridge & husband Paul of Paris, and Renee Young of Paris, grandchildren, Jeff Coursey & wife Kelli, Andy Spear & wife Katy, Randy Jordan & wife Vicky, and Stephanie Talbert all of Paris and Tammy Clark & husband John of Van Alstyne, great grandchildren, Dalton Coursey, Lauren Huie, Skylar Coursey, Hunter Westbrooks, Brittanie Westbrooks, Mallory Spear, Hayden Todd, Madison Todd, Tanner Spear, Haley Jordan, Raven Jordan, Scottie Rhodes, Shelbie Rhodes, Mackenzie Basinger, Hannah Alvarez, Caleb Clark, and Jude Talbert, great great grandchildren, Amiyah Johnson, Ben Dollins, Abby Dollins, Sophia Rangel, Theadore Rangel, and Anleigh Howery and many special nieces & nephews along with a host of friends.
Casket bearers will be: Dalton Coursey, Trevor Huie, Hayden Todd, Fred Nutt, Jr., John Clark, and Josh Nutt.
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