Lewis T. "Tuney" Nunnelee II died June 29 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center.
Mr. Nunnelee was an early member of the NCCF statewide board and a good friend of Mr. Lewis R. Holding, NCCF's founder.
In addition to NCCF, Mr. Nunnelee was involved in many New Hanover County initiatives and nonprofits, including the New Hanover Medical Center Board, the Wilmington Civitans and the YMCA. He was highly involved in the Episcopal Church on the local and diocesan levels.
He led Coastal Beverage, a wholesale beer distributorship, for 52 years. Under his leadership the company expanded to serve 39 NC counties. He was on the board of First Citizens BancShares.
Read more about Mr. Nunnelee here.