Leslie "Larry" Nash
Keithville - Leslie "Larry" Nash lost his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, on July 21, 2021. On his final day, he was surrounded by his family, who he adored more than anything else in the world." His family is honoring his wishes to be cremated.
Leslie Larry Nash, was born to Leslie A. and Verna Lea Nash on April 1, 1947 in Many, LA. He was raised in Keithville, LA where he remained until his passing. He had a love for trucking and was blessed with many talents, like welding, bush hogging, operating heavy machinery, working with dirt and even sketching projects. He worked at Machine Products, Binswanger Glass, Farley Glass, Piggly Wiggly, Reeves Dirt Pit, and Vaugh & Bush. He was a member of Local Teamster #568, East Texas Tractor & Engine Club and Ark-la-tex Agriculture Council.
He took extreme pride in his daughter; Heather; and two grandchildren, Bailey and Gage Brown. He loved teaching them that hard work and dedication brings success. His joy was watching them enter every 4H competition, whether it be baking, building, sewing, shooting, or showing Gage's goats… Larry was always right there with them.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie A. and Verna Lea Nash; and brother, Billy A. Nash. Those left to cherish his memory are daughter, Heather Richter and huband Brandon; sister, R. Sharlene Yates; Grandchildren, Bailey and Gage Brown; Nieces Leslie Yohe and husband Tim, Celeste Backest; Nephew, Chris Nash and wife Natalie; Great nieces/nephews: Casey Yohe, Faith Nash, Hope Nash, JB Backest, Elizabeth Lavergne, Nicholas Lavegne and Regan Nash.
A Celebration of Life will be held July 31, 2021 at Baptist Tabernacle 8501 E. Kingston Road Shreveport, LA at 5p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Tabernacle, Shreveport, LA or to a Cancer Society
of your choosing.
Our Family would to like Thank Dr. Koticha, The Doctors, Nurses and Staff at Willis Knighton South for their Care.
Published by Shreveport Times from Jul. 23 to Jul. 25, 2021.