Thomas "Buffy" Arrowsmith Nash Jr.

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Thomas "Buffy" Arrowsmith Nash Jr., 52, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming. He was an avid Harley-Davidson rider who loved to hunt. He was a member of the Blue Nights, Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club.
He served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division. While serving, he received the Parachute Badge, Rifle M-16 Expert Badge, Hand Grenade Expert Badge, Army Service Ribbon, Jungle Expert Badge and the National Defense Service Medal. While in the Army he attended Special Forces and Jungle Operation training.
He received an associate of science degree from the Georgia Military College in criminal justice. He was a 27-year veteran of law enforcement. His last position was with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence Ellison Nash II.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lori Nash of Cumming; parents, Thomas A. Sr. and Elizabeth M. Nash of Augusta; mother, Judith Nash of Fayetteville, N.C.; children, Christopher Denson of Dallas, Ashley Denson of Cumming; sister, Connie Bennett of Tallahassee, Fla.; brothers, Charles A. Ergle of Dallas, Texas, Chris Ergle of Augusta; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 21, at the McDonald and Son Funeral Home Chapel, with the Chaplain Derry Cochran of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office officiating.
Condolences may be expressed online at
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from June 21 to June 24, 2013
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