LEMPSTER, N.H. — There will be no formal funeral services for George A. Nash, 74, who died Jan. 23 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., per his request. Committal services will be held at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H., at the convenience of the family.
He was born Jan. 2, 1940 in Langdon, N.H., the son of Stillman and Edith (Sawyer) Nash.
He attended school in Langdon and returned later in life to earn his diploma.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany from February 1957 to January 1960. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Charlestown, N.H.
He married Patricia Ann Locke on June 6, 1969 in Newport, N.H.
He worked as a woodworker and steel worker for several years. He most recently had owned and operated Nash’s Tree Service in Lempster. He also volunteered at the country music radio station in Bellows Falls and traveled with his band, “George and the Wannabees,” playing country music throughout New England.
He was a member of American Legion Post #26 in White River Junction.
He enjoyed snowmobiling, motorcycling, hunting and fishing, and country music.
Survivors include three daughters: Mauna Rafus of Quechee, Carrie Nash of Glens Falls, N.Y., and Christine Perkins of Greenwich, N.Y.; a stepson, Richard Hamel of Newport, N.H.; a sister, Sylvia Wilson of Charlestown, N.H.; six brothers: William “Sonny” Nash of Middlebourne, W. Va., Gordon Nash and Roy Nash, both of Charlestown, N.H., Sandy Nash of Lebanon, N.H., Richard Nash of Walpole, N.H., and Charles Nash of Florida; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia “Pattie” Nash.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Valley Humane Society, 300 Old Route 10, Enfield, N.H. 03748.
This obituary first appeared in the January 30, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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