Ivan Lee Nall, 78, of Marshall, Texas, formerly of Rineyville, went to be with his Heavenly Father Monday, June 23, 2014, in
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Ivan graduated from Rineyville High School in 1954. Ivan lived a life of service for his church, his country, his community and his family. He served as a deacon in four congregations in Okinawa, Virginia, Kentucky and Texas, as well as leading the Royal Ambassadors program at his Virginia and Kentucky churches.
He served in the army for 21 years and retired as a command sergeant major. Ivan held the position of Hardin County magistrate from 1980 to 1984. He coached little league in Springfield, Virginia, and held various positions in the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission. Ivan was an active booster for the Central Hardin High School academic, baseball and basketball teams.
For many years Ivan ran a food pantry for the less fortunate of Hardin County.
Ivan was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris J. Bewley Nall; and a brother, Eugene Nall.
Survivors include his brother Frank (Anne) Nall of Upton; a sister, Christine Brown of Winter Park, Florida; and his wife, Theresa Johnson Nall of Marshall, Texas; his son, Stephen A. Nall, and grandchildren, Jenna, Kenton, and Weston of Elizabethtown; his daughter, Deborah A. Spray of Carmichael, California, and grandchildren Derek and Elisha (Eric) Booker, and great-grandchildren, Caleb Whalin and Kelsey RaNae Booker of Elizabethtown; his son, Daniel O. (Stacey) Nall of Shelbyville; his son, Jonathan A. (Dawn) Nall and grandchild, Kaia of Knoxville, Tennessee, his stepdaughter, Jana (Roberto) Hernandez of Marshall, Texas, and grandchildren, Christopher (Tina) Hernandez, and great-grandchildren, Adam and Analeice of Big Sandy, Texas, and grandchildren, Maria (Wesley) Johnson, and great-grandchildren, Matthew and Hayden of Marshall, Texas; stepdaughter, Sherry (Brad) Ward and grandchildren, Tara and Tanya of Elizabethtown.
A memorial service is at noon Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and continues from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to your local food bank.
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
205 Highland Avenue Vine Grove, KY 40175
Published in The News-Enterprise on June 25, 2014