Philip Lawrence Nash


Philip Lawrence Nash, 77, of Brownstown passed away Friday, May 5, 2017, at Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.

Born Dec. 3, 1939, in Shelburn, he was the son of Wilbur and Bertha Courtney Nash, both of whom preceded him in death. On Oct., 12, 1968, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, he married Marjorie Ellen Blevins, who survives in Brownstown.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, where he was active in church organizations and activities. He also was a member of the Lutheran Men’s Chorus and Jackson County Genealogical Society. He served four years in the United States Navy and was employed for 30 years as a field technician for NCR. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, working in his yard and gardening.

Survivors also include a son, Philip Todd Nash of Brownstown; a daughter, Emily Susanne (Stan) Darlage of Vallonia; a brother, Richard Arnold Nash of Sullivan; two sisters, Lois Kimberling of Shelburn and Ernestine Alumbaugh of Sullivan; and four grandchildren, Alyson Nash, Taylor Nash, Dane Darlage and Carson D. Darlage.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Jean Asbury; brothers-in-law, Chuck Kimberling, Ted Alumbaugh, Leo Alumbaugh and Robert Asbury; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Nash.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, with Pastor Martin Keller officiating. Interment will be at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Wegan Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church. Military honors will be presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled American Veterans 47 and Vietnam Vets 7.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, or Lutheran Men’s Chorus.

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