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“Dearest Ian,,,our hearts hurt for you. We send you our love and concern. We are here for you if you need us. Love,, Merrie and Hank ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Merrie Sparrow and Hank Sawyer

“Good Bye My Friend, Wayne Parish ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Wayne & Ella Parish - KY

“Kay, Jordan and Ian I am so sorry for the loss of your loving husband and Father. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your extended...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Alderman - Aurora, KY

“Kay & boys, I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers & thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May God bless you with the comfort and peace...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Becky Albritton - Calvert City, KY

“Kay & Boys Terry and I are so sorry to hear of Richard's death. He fought a long and courageous battle and never heard him complain about any of it....Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sue and terry - Grand Rivers, KY


Richard E. Nash, 73 of Calvert City died Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at his home.

He was born June 28, 1939 in Owensboro, KY. He was the son of the late William Edison Nash and the late Mable Speak Nash.

He was retired City Administrator of Calvert City and continued to serve the city as a member of the Planning Commission for several years after his retirement. Mr. Nash was also employed by the cities of Murray, Princeton and Paducah.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1964-1967. He was a graduate of Murray State University and University of Southwest Louisiana.

He served as president of the Kentucky City Managers Association from 1997-1999.

Mr. Nash attended Calvert City United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Trustees for a short time before his illness.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Kay (Williams) Nash of Calvert City. Two sons, Jordan Edison Nash of New Orleans, LA and Ian Alexander Nash of Draffenville, KY. Two brothers, William (Linda) Nash of Grand Rivers, KY., and Jeffrey (Jeanne) Nash of Paducah, KY. One Aunt, Beatrice Worthington of Jacksonville, FL. Three nephews, two nieces, three great nephews and two great nieces.

Visitation will be Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 5:00 p.m.until 8:00 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Calvert City United Methodist Church. Rev. Eddie Bromley and Mayor Lynn Jones officiating. Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the Calvert City United Methodist Church.

Donations may be made to the Calvert City United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or to Lourdes Hospice.

Collier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.