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Robert Eugene Nash Sr.

October 25, 1931 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Robert Eugene Nash Sr. Obituary

Robert Nash Sr., a cherished patriarch, and respected life-long farmer of Sparks, Maryland, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024, at the age of 92. Born on October 25, 1931, to the late Watson Gittings Nash and Laura Eugenia Nash (nee Ensor), Robert's life was one of dedication to his land, his family, and his community.

Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Barbara Nash, and his siblings, Milton Nash, Rose Barrett, and Evelyn Wirtz. He is survived by his loving children, Debra (Jerry) Vanik, Robert (Tammi) Nash, Jr., and David (Denise) Nash. His legacy continues through his adoring grandchildren, John Vanik, Katie Nash, Jamie Nash, Jeffrey Vanik, Rebecca Addington, and David Nash Jr., as well as his cherished great-grandchildren, Cade, Liberty, Keira, Ava and Nash. Robert is also remembered by his brothers, Carl and Donald Nash, and his sister, Dorothy Adams.

Robert's life was deeply rooted in the soil of his farm, where he cultivated not only crops but also a strong sense of hard work and integrity. His hands were rarely clean, yet always extended in friendship and support. He was a master of dairy, grain, and pig farming, and his passion for agriculture was evident to all who knew him. Robert's contributions to the farming community were immeasurable, and his wisdom will be greatly missed.

His days were filled with the simple pleasures of life on the farm, the joy of watching his crops grow, and the pride in seeing his animals thrive. He was a man who found contentment in the rhythm of the seasons and the challenges that each new day on the farm brought.

As the sun sets on a life well-lived, we bid farewell to Robert Nash Sr., a man of the earth, a devoted family man, and a true friend. His spirit will forever remain a part of the land he nurtured, and his legacy will continue to inspire those who walk the fields he once tended. Rest in peace, Robert; your memory will forever be sown in our hearts.

Family and friends will honor and celebrate Robert’s life on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, from 10AM-11:30AM with memory sharing beginning after the visitation. Visitation and services will be held at the family-owned Evans Life Celebration Home- 16924 York Rd, Monkton, MD 21111.

Robert will be laid to rest with his wife Barbara following services at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery- 2015 Mount Carmel Rd, Parkton, MD 21120.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any charity of your choice in Robert's memory. 

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February 7, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Evans Funeral Chapel Monkton
16924 York Road
Monkton, MD 21111

Time of Sharing
February 7, 2024

11:30 AM
Evans Funeral Chapel Monkton
16924 York Road
Monkton, MD 21111

February 7, 2024

12:15 PM
Cedar Grove UMC Cemetery
2015 Mount Carmel Road
Parkton, MD 21120


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