AMHERST – Louis Nagy, 89 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home following a brief illness.
Louis was born January 21, 1925, in Grafton. He lived in the South Amherst and Amherst area his entire life.
Louis worked as a assembler for Bettcher Industries and as a boat mechanic for Vermilion Power Boats. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amherst. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII in the 457th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 11th. Airborne Division in the Philippines and Japan. Louis was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1662, American Legion Post #118 both of Amherst, and the Amherst Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #1442. After WWII he enjoyed racing stock cars at the Lorain County Speedway and the Sandusky Speedway. He was a member of the Lorain County Speedway Hall of Fame. He was a member of Senior Citizens of Amherst, and enjoyed taking bus trips to different casino's.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-one and ½ years Evelyn Nagy (Peck): his sons Louis James Nagy and William John Nagy both of Amherst; his daughter Linda Jane Nagy of Amherst; and his sister Irene Rose Nagy of Tucson, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.
Louis was preceded in death by his brothers Alex and John Nagy; his sisters Julia Nagy Stonis and Eleanor Havlik; and his parents Alex and Anna Nagy (nee: Takas).
Graveside services will be held privately by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, the APL, or the
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal on June 4, 2014