NAGLE, Cort Cort Travis Nagle, 66, of Cross Hill, SC, formerly of Atlanta died on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Cort, a real estate developer and builder, was born February 28, 1948, the son of Stanley Ashmore Nagle and Beryl Margaret Smith Nagle. Cort attended the University of Georgia on a Basketball Scholarship, graduating with B.A.in business. In 1969, he was named the National Player of the Week by the Atlanta Tip-off Club and received the University of Georgia Alumni Award for academic excellence. He began his career in Atlanta, representing Sherrill Upholstering Co. of Hickory, N.C., and subsequently managed real estate development projects and sales as an executive with Tenneco Oil Co., Phipps Land Co., The Landmarks Group,and Brandon Goddard. He was a partner with Trammell Crow. In South Carolina, Cort created Nagle Consulting LLC, which handled commercial brokering, residential building and real estate consulting. He was a principal with Harmony Builders, a residential developer and an associate with Avison Young in Greenville. A gifted athlete, Cort ran in the Boston Marathon, New York Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon from 1991 through 1996 and participated in the Ironman Canada competition in 1991 and 1994. He loved flying, sailing and coaching NYO basketball. Cort took particular pride in his Volunteer work as a Fireman and EMT when he lived in Colorado. He was an active Volunteer for the Boulder Mountain Fire Authority, the Nederland Fire Protection District and the University of Colorado. Survivors include his three sons, Cort Stanley Nagle, Joseph Elias Nagle, Peter Mathews Nagle, and his grandson Beckett Mathews Nagle, all of Lakemont, GA.; two sisters, Shelley Ashmore Nagle from Clearwater, Florida and Holly Atwood Nagle from Sparta, Georgia; Cort was formerly married to Libby Mathews of Atlanta and Lakemont, GA. Memorial Service will be Wednesday July 23, 2:00pm, in the Kellett Chapel at Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road, Atlanta Ga. 30305.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 20, 2014