June 27, 1933 ~ June 29, 2020

Born in: Bryan, Tx
Resided in: Bryan, Tx

Jimmy Nuche, 87, of Bryan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, June 29, 2020, in Bryan. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 pm, with a rosary recited at 6:30 pm, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the funeral center. Life Tribute Celebration will be at 11 am, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the funeral Centers followed by the entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Officiating services is Reverend Monsignor John A. McCaffrey. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Jimmy was born to Sam and Kate Melesky Nuche, on June 27, 1933. He attended Stephen F. Austin High School, in Bryan. He married his true love, Emma Jean Baxter Nuche, in September 1952. Jimmy and Jean had three children Ruthye, Debbie, and Larry. They had always known the value of family, and they made sure that legacy continued. Jimmy was a lifelong resident of Bryan, Texas. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jimmy’s early career started at Texas A&M Print Shop, where he worked for 35 years. He retired from the print shop at age 55. He was also a successful cattle rancher during this time.

Jimmy was responsible for helping to bring the rodeo to the Brazos Valley. He was involved in Rodeo for many years. He was a mentor and friend to so many. His hard work and devotion to cowboy life were seen by all. He never had trouble staying busy and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone. He was never without a new project.

Jimmy was preceded in death by; his parents, Sam and Kate Nuche, his siblings; Sam Nuche Jr., Buddy Nuche, Mary Rizzo, Bessie Catalena, Willie Joe Nuche, and Vince Nuche.

He is survived by his dedicated wife of 67 years, Jean Nuche; his son, Larry and wife Tina Nuche; his daughters, Ruthye Blevins and Debbie Hicks; his sister-in-law Bonnie Nuche; four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; along with many, many nephews and nieces, his extended family and close friends.

Honoring Jimmy’s life, as pallbearers are Larry Wentrcek, Scott Catalena, Travis Catalena, Clay Catalena, Cody Catalena, Joe Nuche, Lee Whitlock, and Brent Catalena.

Jimmy’s family expresses their gratitude to all who have journeyed with them during this time. In lieu of flowers, please send your memorial donation to Hospice Brazos Valley or St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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Services

Visitation: July 1, 2020 5:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Rosary: July 1, 2020 6:30 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Funeral Service: July 2, 2020 11:00 am

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Entombment: July 2, 2020 12:15 pm

Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2801 Old Kurten Rd
Bryan, TX 77803

(979) 822-2721
http://mtcalvarybcs.com

Room: Mausoleum

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  1. So sorry for your loss. Jimmy was always kind and thoughtful to me and I enjoyed seeing him from time time. Fond memories of growing up knowing his family. God Bless

  2. “Uncle” Jimmy was a good man, a gracious soul. I am sorry for your loss, Aunt Jean, Ruthie, Debbie, and Larry and families. So sad to lose my Godfather, yet I will remember him always with great affection and appreciation for his goodness and dry wit.

  3. Dearest Ms. Jean, Ruthie, Debbie and Larry, we are sending many prayers and much love to your beautiful family We loved Mr. Jimmy so very much Daddy and Momma loved there times together as so many others as well one of the kindest and dearest soft spoken man ever❤️ Love you all so very much .

  4. Jimmy was a good friend to my dad Jack Looney- they worked at the Press together and dad and Jimmy enjoyed playing jokes on the other guys at the press. I remember his wonderful smile. Jean you and your family all in my prayers

  5. My heartfelt condolences to Jean and the Nuche family. Thoughts and prayers are with you here in Franklin.

  6. Mr. Nuche was a great man. So sweet & funny. I will miss him dearly. My sincere condolences to all of his friends, family & loved ones.

  7. Our hearts are saddened with the loss of Jimmy and our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May the laughter and memories you have help to give you peace and comfort today, tomorrow and in the days ahead.

  8. May God ease you heavy hearts. Jimmy was one of the kindest men I have had the pleasure of knowing, always had a smile, hug, and kind words to share. My thoughts and prayers are with you Jean, and family.
    Kay Rizzo

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