January 1, 1949 - April 20, 2019
Donald Ray “D.R.” Nolan, 70, of Roanoke, TX, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Roanoke, TX. D.R. was born on January 1, 1949 in San Angelo, TX to William “Bill” Jesse and Novis Ruth (Yocham) Nolan. He married Nancy Carolyn Battle on April 4, 1970 in Dallas, TX. D.R. enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Marksman Badge before his honorable discharge in 1968. D.R. is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy Nolan; daughter, Misti McCoy and husband Sean of Roanoke, TX; two sons, Michael Nolan and wife Clesia of Riesel, TX and Matthew Nolan and wife Sheila of Hurst, TX; step daughter, Holley Mullins and husband Kevin of Tyler, TX; eleven grandchildren, Jacob McCoy and wife Lesley, Mallory McCoy, and fiance Jimmy McDonald, Lauren and Brady Nolan, Taylor and McKenzie Lowrey, Madison Nolan, and Kameron, Christopher, Keaton, and Amy Alfeld; a special nephew, Eddie Battle of Fort Worth, TX; two sisters, Yvonne Markum of Hewitt, TX and Audrey Light of Waco, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Ruth; and two brothers, Jesse Roger Nolan and Bobby Carl Nolan. A visitation will be held from 4:00PM-5:00PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey, TX. The funeral service will begin at 5:00PM with Tyler Gullette officiating. D.R.’s family requests contributions be made to Operation Mutt 22, 12604 Morning Dove Ln. Fort Worth, TX 76244, an organization who provides service dogs at no cost to military veterans, in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
Donald Ray “D.R.” Nolan, 70, of Roanoke, TX, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Roanoke, TX. D.R. was born on January 1, 1949 in San Angelo, TX to William “Bill” Jesse and Novis Ruth (Yocham) Nolan. He married... View Obituary & Service Information
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