Bob Nash

Bob Nash Longtime Ridgecrest resident Bob Nash, 81, died April 8, 2013, with his family by his side.

He was born on July 3, 1931, in San Gabriel, to George Nash and Oleace Nutter.

Bob met his bride-to-be while driving a rubbish truck in 1960, and she has been by his side ever since.

Bob was the general manager of Ridgecrest Sanitation for 23 years. Previously, he was a general manager in the sanitation industry for his brother, Bernie Nash, in the Los Angeles area.

Bob was a devoted family man and had many friends. He loved to fish, golf, and tend to his flowers. He was president of the Ridgecrest Exchange Club from 1989-1991 and was awarded the “Exchangite of the Year” various times.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 52 years, Ruth; daughters and son-in-laws Jennie and Chuck Flechsig, Nicole and Scott Howard and Vicky Post; sister-in-law Yvonne Nash; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; niece Jamie O’Malley; and numerous nieces and nephews, many friends and his dogs.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.

In accordance with his request, there will be cremation and no service.

Submitted by the family of Bob Nash

Story First Published: 2013-04-17