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Joseph Nagy

Joseph William "Pappy Joe" Nagy

Sunday, November 23rd, 1924 - Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Joseph William Nagy, affectionately known as “Pappy Joe,” passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the age of 94.

He was a decorated US Army WWII veteran having earned the EAME Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct medal, and Victory Medal. Mr. Nagy was also a retiree of General Electric.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Irene Nagy; and several brothers and sisters.

His surviving family includes his son, Joey Nagy; daughter, Margaret Sprouse and husband, Danny; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many extended family members; and numerous special church friends.

Special thanks is extended to the Salem VA Medical Center doctors, nurses, and hospice workers for their loving and considerate care.

Family and friends may gather from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Dale Ridge Church of Christ in Roanoke. A funeral service will then begin at 11 a.m. with Brent Cassell officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Dale Ridge Church of Christ
    7165 Cloverdale Road
    Roanoke, Virginia 24019
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 11:00am
    Dale Ridge Church of Christ
    7165 Cloverdale Road
    Roanoke, Virginia 24019
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Brent Cassell
  • Interment

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 |
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019
    Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
    5737 Airport Road, NW
    Roanoke, Virginia 24012
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Scott & Sharon Nagy

Posted at 08:45am
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Scott is the grandson of Eddie, Joe's brother. Scott's father, Dan, passed away last year. Since then, we have found and been watching family videos from Martin's Ferry that contain many of Joe's siblings. Please feel free to contact us if you would like.

Thomas Widgeon

Posted at 05:05am
Sorry For Your Loss
Jesus Christ Loves Me
We Love You


Posted at 01:43am
My sincere condolences to the family of Joseph William Nagy. May you be comforted by your thoughts and memories of your loved one and God’s promise to “wipe out every tear from people’s eyes” and “make death go away forever” (Revelation 21:4). With deepest sympathy.

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