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Dewey Ray Nash, 83

Posted on April 2, 2021


ALBION — Dewey Ray Nash, age 83, of Albion, died on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.

He was born on Jan. 25, 1938 in Bridgeport, the son of Ernest and Elma (Poland) Nash. He married Naomi Ruth Carlson on Nov. 26, 1982, and she survives.

Dewey worked as a carpenter’s helper for several years, at the paper mill in Vincennes, and helped his cousin sell tools. After he married Naomi, they moved to Albion and he worked as the custodian for 20 years at the Edward County Schools. He attended the Griffin Christian Church in Griffin, Indiana, and was a former member of the Kiwanis Club in Sumner. He served his country in the United States Army, during the Vietnam War, near the Berlin Wall.

Preceding him in death were: his parents; two brothers, an infant and Don Nash and wife, MaryLou Nash; one niece, Cynda Markanich; one nephew, Danny Bonewits; father and mother-in-law, Elton and Edna Carlson; and one brother-in-law, David Carlson.

Survivors include: his wife, Naomi; one nephew; four great-nephews and great-nieces; one great-great-niece; four brothers-in-law, Steve Carlson and wife, Denise; Daniel Carlson and wife, Carleen; Timothy Carlson and wife, Patty; and Philip Carlson; two sisters-in-law, Carol Carlson and Becky Dean and husband, Don; several cousins; as well as numerous nephews-in-law, nieces-in-law, great-nephews-in-law and great-nieces-in-law.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11 a.m. CDT at the Sivert-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner, and may be viewed with the following link:

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. CDT at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Sumner Cemetery, with military rites.

Memorial donations may be made to the Great Lakes Christian College at 6211 West Willow Highway, Lansing, MI 48917.

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