Lloyd Ray Nash, 83, of Philpot, died Sunday, January 22, 2023 at his home. He was born August 20, 1939 in Owensboro to the late Cleo and Vivian Pagan Nash. He was an outstanding athlete all thru his school years including at Western Kentucky University. Lloyd had many careers, working at General Electric and Owensboro Police Department. The one career he loved the most was that of coaching football and track at Apollo High School and Burns Middle School. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rick Nash.
He was survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Helen Goetz Nash; children, Byron Nash of Owensboro, Sara Jane Shively (Larry) of Masonville, and Gates Nash (Christy) of Canton, Georgia; five grandchildren, Alex Shively, Alaira Nash, Sorin Nash, Rachel Goris, and Stephen Shively; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at St. Stephen Cathedral. Visitation is from 12:00 p.m. noon to 6 p.m. on Friday at James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen Cathedral, 610 Locust Street, Owensboro, KY 42301.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Western Kentucky for their care.