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Ronnie E. Nash

July 1, 1944 ~ August 31, 2017 (age 73)

Ronnie Earl Nash, age 73 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.


He was the owner and operator of Lighthouse Trucking in Paris, TN.  He volunteered his time hauling the Henry County High School Marching Patriots Band equipment to competitions.  He enjoyed trucking and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He was member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Paris, TN. 


Ronnie was born July 1, 1944, in Murray, KY, to the late James Nash and the late Clara Farris Nash. 


He was married January 28, 1996, to Carol Nash, who survives, of Paris, TN.


Along with his wife, he is also survived by four children, Ronda (Heath) Shelton of Hazel, KY, Michael Nash of Paris, TN, Jennifer (Mike) Patterson of Dickson, TN, and Amy (Joshuah) Jones of Logansport, LA; two brothers, Gerry (Penny) Nash of Smyrna, TN, and David (Kim) Nash of Houston, TX; eight grandchildren, Austen Shelton, Jesse Shelton, Wyatt Shelton, Sydney Shelton, Loren Jaylye Patterson, Adelyn Patterson, Gary Lane McClain, and Kailey Wylie.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  Visitation will be Saturday, September 2, 2017, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, with the funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Rev. Micheal Barnhart officiating.


Pallbearers for the service will be Austen Shelton, Jesse Shelton, Gary Lane McClain, Mike Patterson, Heath Shelton, and Michael Hastings.  Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Joshuah Jones, James Ward, Gerry Nash, Horace Whitehead, Dwayne Alexander, David Nash, David Stewart, Bobby Nichols, Josh Sowell.


Burial will follow the service in Memorial Cemetery in Paris, TN.


Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or, to the Henry County Band Boosters P.O. Box 225, Paris, TN 38242.   



Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Henry County Band Boosters
PO Box 225, Paris TN 38242

 Service Information

September 2, 2017

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
September 2, 2017

2:00 PM
LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St
Paris, TN 38242

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