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41590 Fenwick Street
P.O. Box 270
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: (301) 475-8500
Fax: (301) 475-8909
Kennard Nagel

Kennard Nicholas Nagel

Friday, June 16th, 1933 - Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Kennard Nicholas (Pinky) Nagel, 86, of Piney Point, MD passed away peacefully at home on August 30, 2019. Mr. Nagel had suffered with Parkinson’s disease for over 15 years. He was born on June 16, 1933 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Willard S. Nagel and Mary (Sartin) Nagel. He is survived by his sister, Katherine (Lowell) Schlecht of Marion, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his wife whom he was happily married to for 55 years. He married Gloria Nell Nagel (Denton) in Rhode Island in March of 1960.

They transferred to Patuxent River Naval Air Station from Quonset Point, Rhode Island in 1963. Then later moved to Piney Point, MD a short time later where they made their home for the remainder of their lives.
They are survived by their children, Gregory Allen Nagel (Kathy) of Everton, MO, Rebecca L. Lake of Piney Pint, MD, Dennis Keith Cyr (Sallie) of Hollywood, MD, William S. Nagel (Jocelyn) of Portland, TX, and Janaree Nagel of Piney Point, MD.

He leaves behind 9 granddaughters, 1 grandson, also 2 great grand-daughter and 2 great grandsons.
Mr. Nagel’s military service in the Navy began shortly after he graduated from Harding High School in Mary of 1951. He served in many places ranging from Hawaii, to the Antarctica on Operation Deep Freeze for 4 years, Vietnam and finally settling down at Patuxent River, MD for his retirement from the service in 1976, where he had served a total of 25 years.

He and his wife had a restaurant, “Elsie-D”, in Piney Point, MD where they worked happily together with their children and made many wonderful like time memories. They both loved serving their customers and making lifelong friends. They sold the restaurant in 1979. Mr. Nagel also served as a Customs/ Immigration’s officer for a period of time, until his retirement from the at which he was also employed by the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Department at Patuxent River, MD as the manager of the Wood Hobby Shop and Customized Creations. He enjoyed his woodworking and made many items that are still cherished by the family, including a cedar hope chest he had made for his late wife. In his spare time, he also taught woodworking and picture framing classes at the woodshop where many enjoyed his teachings and still talk of them today.
He belonged to many organization, including the Lions Club, Rotary Club, VFW and the American Legion in Ridge, MD. He always enjoyed fishing with his friends. Some of his friends will always remember those trips. As they were quite memorable. We still talk of them today.

A Graveside Service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will post the date of the service on Facebook.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers to please make a donation in their parents name to:
Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad P.O. Box 1 Valley Lee, MD 20692 and Hospice of St. Mary’s P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
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cindy ellis

Posted at 08:40am
Sometimes when things are falling apart they may actually be falling into place. Keep the faith my friend. You have plenty of support when you need it.

Janaree Nagel Posted at 11:08am

Thank you for your thoughts.. it honestly means a lot.

Marilyn Brown

Posted at 09:01pm
Pinky was such a sweet man. I always enjoyed chatting with him. May you Rest In Peace my friend!

Janaree Nagel Posted at 11:07am

Thank you Marilyn. Dad enjoyed them too. He didn't trust anyone else with his taxes but you.

Sandra Molko

Posted at 10:16pm
Strangely enough I was just thinking of your Dad when I was showing off the quilt rack that I had made from a class that he gave on the base about 15 years ago. I actually made three of those! Your Dad also helped me make a folding crafting/sawing table for my son. I also learned how to frame cross -stitch! He was an amazing man and so grateful that I learned so much from him. My deepest condolences to the family.

Stu Nagel Posted at 02:08pm

Thank you for your kind words and your past experience with my father at the Wood Hobby Shop, he truly loved the job and was most gratified by providing guidance the many patrons of the shop. God Bless.

Janaree Nagel Posted at 11:04am

Thanks for coming by the other day. Dad enjoyed having you working with him. He said he had wished he could have talked you out of leaving when you moved to Kansas.. but he said you had to learn for yourself. We had some really great times at the woodshop and customized creations. My father taught me a lot about woodworking and how to frame a picture. I have so many great memories of spending time with him there and all the great times growing up of going fishing with him, our early Saturday mornings of yard sales after he retired. Going to Betty Russell's and Swann's. Even our wood show trips were a blast. It's so ironic that the day he passes was the day they demolished the wood shop. It's like dad took the woodshop with him to heaven.

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