Robert L. Nunley

Robert L. Nunley, 72, of Coloma passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at Pine Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Stevensville.

Military honors will be performed by the Stevensville Military Rites Team at noon on Tuesday, June 11, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, June 11, until time of honors at the funeral home. Memorials contributions may be made to the American Legion Stevensville Post #568. Those wishing to sign Robert’s guest book may do so at

Robert was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Benton Harbor, to Louis and Mary (Mitchell) Rutherford. He was a proud member of the United States Army. On Nov. 10, 1990, he married Donna Zupke, in Buchanan. Robert was a passionate hunter and fisherman, proud member of the NRA, Watervliet Rod and Gun Club and the American Legion Post No. 568. When he was not hunting, Robert loved to spend time with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Donna; daughter, Shawn (Jeff) Dunlap; brothers, Mike (Chris) Rutherford and Steve (Brenda) Rutherford; sisters, Jean Fannin and Roxie Gunn; grandchildren: Justin Stroud, Sierra Stroud, Matthew Dunlap and Thomas Dunlap; several nieces and nephews; and special friend of more than 60 years, Tom Duncan.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Paul Christie; and brother, James Nunley.