The community of Wichita Falls continues to mourn the loss of a true community leader, father, husband and friend Larry Nash. However, in the midst of the mourning, Nash's legacy continues.
On Tuesday, former city councilwoman, Dorothy Roberts Burns remembered Larry Nash not just a co-worker, but a friend.
“Larry Nash was great, great. I can't use great anymore," said Burns.
Larry Nash was an asset to our community, the city and to anything he put his hands on.
“He loved to work in the community. He was a member of a lot of organizations here in the city," said Burns.
Nash helped with many organizations in Wichita Falls like Early Head Start, the Boys and Girls Club as well as the United Way. Nash also helped to coordinate the MLK Prayer and Scholarship Breakfast put on the MLK Center.
“He loved that phase of the program. You can go on and on about the things that Larry started and kept going at the center, he was just a good person," said Burns.
Burns also said, Larry Nash was a person who wanted to see the city grow.
“At the MLK center, he kept it going and growing. All of the people that come in and out of the center will miss him," said Burns.
Nash served as the community coordinator for the MLK center since 2004. Dorothy Roberts Burns is currently volunteering and acting as the community coordinator in his absence.
A fund for Larry Nash and his family has been set up at First Bank. You can help his family by donating to any of the three First Bank's in Wichita Falls.
Larry Nash's funeral is set for Saturday, February 7th at 1:00 p.m. at Evangel Temple.
Visitation for Larry Nash is Friday, February 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Owens and Brumley Funeral Home.