William Edward ‘Billy’ Nash

Published 8:32 am Thursday, April 6, 2023

The funeral service for Mr. William Edward “Billy” Nash, 81, of Brookhaven, MS will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, at Riverwood Family, with interment in Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at Riverwood and will resume Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Billy Nash was born in Oneonta, Alabama, February 24, 1942 and departed this life April 1, 2023, at St. Dominic’s in Jackson, MS. He was 81 years of age.

Mr. Nash is well known for an outgoing personality and quick wit as well as his company, Nash Insurance Agency, in Brookhaven, MS, where he retired from after 51 years of serving the community. He loved trading cars and shopping for clothes, hats, and shoes. Mr. Nash was the loving and caring husband of his beautiful wife, Shirley, enjoying 46 years of marriage together. He was blessed to have welcomed many grandchildren and great grans into his heart and he will be greatly missed by each one who loved him.

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Billy is preceded in death by his parents, James Artest and Ethyl (Teele) Nash; son, Stuart Wayman Wells; and siblings, Imogene Whitner, Virginia Globle, Doris Witt, and Jimmy Nash.

Those who remain to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley Ann Nash; his children, Amy Allman and husband, Daniel of Oneonta, AL, Pam Henley of Gadsden, AL, Lynn Butler and husband, Tim of Bogue Chitto, MS, and Georgia Wells of Kerrville, TX; 11 grandchildren, Chip Wells, Emily Smith, William Marsh, Destiny Gladden, Sara Burkett, Chance Allman, Cristian Arriaga, Ali Fauver, Lauren Arriaga, Hadley Wells Harborth, and Nash Durr; and 14 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his lunch buddy, Tom Monroe, longtime friend, Harvey Magee, Ricky and Lori Salyer, who were more like family to him and made many trips together with Billy and Shirley; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and many other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.