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Arvel Leon Nash

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Arvel Leon Nash Obituary
Arvel Leon Nash was born May 28, 1940, in Potter, Alaska, to Arvel "Gene" and Inez Nash. He graduated from Ruidoso High School in 1959. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served our country honorably for four years.
Arvel was a contractor in Ruidoso for many years. Later in life he began working for White Sands Missile Range and retired in 2006. Arvel will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Arvel is survived by his loving wife, Mona Nash, of the family home; sister Sue Hiberd and husband, Darrel, of Keller, Texas; brother Bobby Nash, of Ruidoso; two daughters, Lisa Porter and husband, Shane, of Ruidoso, and Julie Clark and husband, Kelly, of Las Cruces; stepdaughter Lisa Pafford and husband, George, of Pensacola, Fla.; and by stepson David Anderson, of Alamogordo. Arvel is also survived by his seven grandchildren Lindsey and Zach Porter, of Ruidoso; Sydney and Ryley Clark, of Las Cruces; and Andrew McGoldrick and Serenity Pafford, both of Pensacola. Arvel was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services to celebrate his life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with military honors.
Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory, corner of Solano and Bowman Avenue, Las Cruces, (575) 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 11 to Nov. 11, 2011
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