NEW ALBANY - Nash, Wilbur Jr., 84, of New Albany, IN, passed away on June 30, 2013.
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Wilbur Nash Jr. was born on January 31, 1929 to Wilbur Nash, Sr. and Orpha Nash. He was the oldest of four children. His siblings were Marilyn Doyle, Warren and Darrell Nash. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1952, he married Gloria Ising Nash. He worked as a Stereotyper at the Courier Journal and newspapers all over the country. In 1959 he moved his family to Wichita, KS, where he worked at the Wichita Eagle & Beacon. He graduated from Wichita State University in 1969 and moved back to Indiana. He was Director of Admissions at Louisville General Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital. Wilbur retired in 1991 and became a real estate agent. Wilbur was a lifetime member of Park Christian Church in New Albany.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gloria Nash; sister and brothers; children, Ron (Susan Marguet) Nash, Barbara Grauel (Fred), and Tom Nash; four grandchildren, Ben and Sam Nash and Ashley and Evan Young; great-grandsons, Skyler Young and Landon Krow; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives.
His Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Park Christian Church (2231 Green Valley Road, New Albany, IN). Cremation was chosen following Wilbur's wishes.
Contributions may be made to Park Christian Church.
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Newcomer Funeral Home
3309 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN 47150
Published in The Courier-Journal on July 2, 2013