September 23, 1944 ~ September 5, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Paul Lee Nuckols, age 75, of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was born in Glasgow on September 23, 1944, to the late Bennie Leon and Irene Whitehead Nuckols. Early in Paul Lee’s life he worked as a route salesman for Dolly Madison. In 1983 he opened Paul’s Lawn & Turf store, he and his family operate the store today. Paul Lee was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and a longtime active member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, whom he married on August 20, 1966, Paulette Houchens Nuckols of Glasgow; one daughter, Darla Beckham (Billy) of Smiths Grove; two sons, Patrick Nuckols (Allison) and Chad Nuckols (Jamie) both of Glasgow; grandchildren, Madison, Alex, and Carson Beckham, Parker Nuckols, Webb and Ella Dickinson, and Saige, Sidney, and Dawson Nuckols; brother, Phillip Nuckols (Suzie) of SC; sisters, Beth Jones (Floyd Ray), Sue Howard (RJ), Joyce Propes (Donald), Jane Keys (Joe), and Amy Toms all of Glasgow; sister in law, Frieda Nuckols; several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, J.H. Nuckols.

Funeral service will be 2:00pm Thursday, September 10th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. DAV Chapter #20 will provide Military Honors. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00pm until 8:00pm and on Thursday morning until Time for service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request a donation may be made to; Norton Children’s Hospital C/O Children’s Hospital Foundation, Dept 86140 PO Box 950183 Louisville, KY 40295-0183, or The DAV Chapter #20 C/O Bruce Wilcoxson 846 Dishman Cemetery Rd. Canmer, KY 42722

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  1. So sorry for your lost,he will be greatly missed. I always enjoy working and cooking a meal with him.

  2. We are sorry to hear about Paul. Our thoughts and prayers for your family.

  3. Paulette, Darla ,Patrick & Chad,
    So sorry about Paul Lee’s passing.
    Have fond memories of him as a little boy. Beth & I were in same class at school. So we thought we were so grown & they were just little kids! We thought the little ones were special & they thought we were special.
    I treasure the memories❤️

  4. Sorry for your loss we will be thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Paul was a great man and will be dearly missed.


  6. I am so sorry for your loss, Paul Lee was a good man and I have good memories of the Nuckols family at the ballpark ❤️

  7. Paulette and family,

    So sorry for your loss. Paul Lee was a kind and sweet person who loved his family so much. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  8. Paulette and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  9. Paul was a wonderful man and will be missed by his friends and community. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. I’m so sorry to hear of this. Please know my prayers are with you at this time. Cherish all your good memories.

  11. Your family has my deepest sympathy and prayers. He always had a smile on his face and something nice to say. May God provide you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  12. I am so sorry for your loss. Paul Lee’s love of family was only matched by how much his family loves him. Godspeed Paul Lee, and prayers for the family🙏🌸

  13. Sorry for your loss. It is always hard to give them up. Because of the virus and all the unknowns about it, We think it is best to not make the crowd any larger than it will be because of his business in the community. We will keep you and the family in our prayers.
    Lowell & Eva Renick

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