Grantville’s Nash honored by Masons

The Bigham Lodge no. 53 in Moreland paid honor to Robert E. Nash in recognition of his 60 years of service to the Fraternal Order of Masonry in Georgia during its regular communication on Sept. 3.

Gene Alford, district deputy for Grand Masters of Masons in Georgia, was present to preside in the recognition ceremony.

Nash was born March 1, 1927, in Marion County. He received his Entered Apprentice Sept. 2, 1948, his Fellowcraft, Oct. 18, 1951, his Master Mason, Nov. 1, 1951 by Bigham Lodge no. 53.

He demitted to Grantville Lodge no. 705, formerly Luther G. Watkins, April 18, 1952. He served as Worship Master for the year of 1964. He received recognition of his 25 years of service Aug. 7, 1979, and received recognition of his 50 years March 18, 2002.

Nash was further honored by members of his lodge by being granted the privilege of an Emeritus Member. When Luther G. Watkins no. 705 surrendered its charter, Nash transferred back to Bigham Lodge no. 53 in good standing.

Nash and his wife June reside in Grantville.



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