Charles E. Nash Jr.
DENTON - Charles Henry Edward "Ed" Nash Jr., 89, of Denton, Md., passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at his home. Ed was born Nov. 4, 1927, to the late Charles H.E. Nash Sr. and Mary Virginia Nash (nee Bradshaw) of Chester, Md. Ed attended Patterson Park High school in Baltimore until he enlisted in the United States Navy and served four years on the USS Wisconsin BB-64 . Shortly after his honorable discharge, he worked 41 years at Western Electric Baltimore plant until the plant closed in 1986. At retirement, he was supervisor of plant safety and security, certified firearms instructor and was a life member of the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers. He was known locally and on Kent Island for his beautiful tree, flower and vegetable gardens. His other hobbies included crabbing, fishing, rollerskating, racing pigeons, and was an avid Orioles and Ravens fan. Ed is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Mary Estelle Nash; and two children, Charles Ed Nash III, Hillsboro, Md., Robin D Nash, Denton, Md. He is also survived by two sisters, Mary Virginia Banz, Baltimore, Md., Alice Mae Jaworski, Glen Arm, Md.; and his late brother, John Ephriam Nash of Baltimore, Md.; one grandson, Charles H.E. "Chuck" Nash IV, Easton, Md. His wishes were that his body be donated for research, so a Celebration of his Life will be held at his farm in Denton at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Caroline County Humane Society, Ridgely, Md.
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