James Lee "Jimmy" Nolan, 61, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, December 8,2018at his home. James was a fun loving father and coach and will be missed dearly by all who knew him. James was born and raised in Fredericksburg and graduated from James Monroe High School. He was a dedicated River Rat and enjoyed many summer afternoons with his children on the Rappahannock River. James volunteered thousands of hours to Fredericksburg Parks& Recreation as a coach for children's sports of all varieties, though soccer was always his favorite. He went on to coach High School soccer for James Monroe High School. Survivors include his daughter, Jess Millar (Jason); son Josh Nolan (Essy); and brother William "Newt" Nolan. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Nolan. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers and in honor of his love for his dog, Dobby, donations may be made to the Spotsylvania SPCA.