Funeral service for Salem West Ward Alderman Jesse Kenneth “Kenny” Nash was June 10, 2021 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Charlie Younger officiating, and Masonic service was held.

Interment was in the North Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Nash was born December 10, 1938 in Turtle to Wilbur and Hattie (Watson) Nash. He married Joyce McDonald July 22, 1994. This union was joined with six children. Mr. Nash died June 6, 2021 in Salem at the age of 82 years.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Nash, Salem; children, Cary Nash and wife, Pamela, Salem; Gary Nash, Salem; Kenny Nash and wife, Debbie, Dupo, Illinois; Catrina Chapman and friend, Jeff, Indianapolis, Indiana; stepchildren, Jennifer Hayth and husband, John Baldwin; Stephen Green and wife, Caroline, Marysville, Kansas; brother, Doc Nash and wife, Terry, Bufford; sisters, Betty Gibbs and Sue Ellsworth, both of Salem; half-brothers, Eddie, Clark, Jimmy; half-sister, Eula; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, Virginia Nash; brothers, Junior, Roy, Jerry and Freddie Nash.