Gerald Russell Nunnenkamp

Gerald Russell Nunnenkamp


Gerald Russell Nunnenkamp, 65, West Tawakoni, passed away June 20, 2017, at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas while awaiting a heart transplant. He was born August 4, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa to George Nunnenkamp and Grace Garrison.

He loved going to car races and shows, traveling, music, playing guitar, spending time with family and friends and his corvette. He worked for Raytheon-E-Systems. After he became disabled, he worked part time for Quinlan AutoZone. He made a new friend everywhere he went.

He was preceded in death by parents, George and Pruda Nunnenkamp; inlaws, Julius and Lydia Konikow, Jason Konikow, Karen Norwood; and half-sister, Mary Susan Garrison.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Judy Nunnenkamp of West Tawakoni; birthmother, Grace Garrison; daughters, Julie Dilldine and husband, Billy, Jennifer Due and husband, Brad; sons, Jerremy and Michael Nunnenkamp; daughter-in-law, Melanie Sanchez; sister, Connie Burns and husband, Shane; half-sisters, Kim Delp and husband, Steve, Kelly Wittes and husband, Rob, and Roxanne Fowler; brothers, Mike Nunnenkamp and wife, Lindy, Terry Nunnenkamp and Bill Nunnenkamp; sisters-in-law, Linda Humphries and husband, Howard, Janet Richards and husband, Gareth, Randi Foley, Debbie Lugg and husband, Dave; brothers-in-law, Ken Konikow, Bill Konikow, Bob Konikow and wife, Vannessa, Richard Konikow, Doug Norwood and James Fowler; grandchildren, Jerremy and Destiny Nunnemkamp, Dalton and Caitlin Dilldine, Bradley and Brandon Due; great-grandsons, Aiden and Nathaniel Nunnenkamp; numerous nieces and nephews; and Dean and Wilma MacDonald.