David E. Nuckols, age 76 of Dublin, died Friday mid day, June 2, 2017 at Lewis Gale Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg. He was born on July 29, 1940 in Wythe, Virginia. He is the son of the late Claude and Hazel Nuckols. He is survived by his loving wife Shirley A. Nuckols of Dublin; and his "baby girl" Tracy L. Nuckols also of Dublin. As well as his spunky sisters, Francis Bruce of Dublin; Marie Hale and her husband Archie Hale of Riner; Pearl Arnold of Wytheville and one "stubborn" brother Claude Nuckols and his wife Myrtle Nuckols of Dublin. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews, cousins and wonderful friends. David was a devoted Christian, and family man. Always enjoyed spending time with his two fur buddies Scotty and Bear. He never met a stranger and always willing to lend a hand to friends, neighbors and family. Per his wishes he will be cremated. A small memorial for family and close friends honoring his life will be determined soon. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.