James Edward Nash, III

James Edward Nash, III

November 20, 1948 - February 11, 2022

James Edward Nash, III, 73, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on February 11, 2022, at his home.

He was born on November 20, 1948, in Junior, WV, son of the late James Edward Nash, Jr. and Irene Virginia Corley Nash.

James was a student of life. He graduated from Phillip Barbour High School, and got a Master’s Degree from University of the Rockies. He was on the Dean’s List and received the President’s Scholarship at West Virginia University. He was a preacher for 8 years after graduating from Mt. Vernon Nazarene College. He was an airplane pilot, artist, coal miner, as well as an educator with Jackson County Schools. He sold insurance and sold cars for Cowboy White and Tom Peden in Ripley, WV. He was a big fan of WVU basketball and Dale Earnhardt.

James is survived by his wife, Ruth; son, James “Buddy” Nash and girlfriend, Donna; daughter, Christina; sister, Marie; brother, Jerry (Darlene) Nash; and 4 grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, February 20, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood.

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