Joseph William “J.W.” Nalley, Jr., 82, of New Haven, passed away March 21, 2020 at Flaget Memorial Hospital.
He was the retired owner and operator of Affordable Truss and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Walker Nalley; his parents, Joseph W. Sr. and Elizabeth Greenwell Nalley; two brothers, Bobby and Philip Nalley; along with a sister, Pamela Nalley.
He is survived by his loving wife, Estelle Masterson Nalley; a son, William Stephen Nalley; a daughter, Michele Smith; a step-son, Charles Dant (Sarah); a step-daughter, Kathleen Culver (Kerry); four brothers, Frank, James Louis, Freddy, and Marty Nalley; six sisters, Rose Ann Cahoe, Kathleen Nalley, Sheila Dones, Bernadette Culver, Arlene Snellen, and Karen Douglas; six grandchildren, Tyler Cox, Jessica Smith, Heather and Austin Clark, Dalton Dant (Pauline), and Caroline Culver; along with one great-grandson, Lucas Dant.
A private burial will be held at St. Thomas Cemetery with a celebration of life and full mass to be held at a later date.
The family requests that anyone wishing to send any expressions of sympathy, please wait until the celebration of life is scheduled, and wishes all to please be safe, be kind, and be blessed.
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