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Robert L. Nahodil, 88, of Nimitz, WV, went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 12, 2017, following a long illness.
Robert was born on May 7, 1929, in Minden, WV, to the late Joseph and Mary Tatum Nahodil. He and his many siblings were raised in Oak Hill.
Robert married Betty Jo Epperly on July 25th, 1955. Together, they had one child, a son, Gregory L. Nahodil, who along with Betty Jo survive Bob.
Robert was a graduate of Oak Hill High School and Morris Harvey College in Charleston. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and a former sheriff's deputy in Fayette County under Doug Epperly. Robert retired as a Conservation Officer for the WVDNR, serving for more than 20 years in both Fayette and Summers Counties, amongst many other exciting jobs. He received many rewards for his hard work and dedication. Anyone who knew him would tell you he was an extremely hard worker and good person. Bob was of the Methodist faith and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Joseph; his brother, William Nahodil; and two sisters, Anna Ruth and Lucille.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Epperly Nahodil; son, Gregory L. Nahodil; three grandchildren, Brittany L. Nahodil, Corey B. Nahodil and Ryne T. Nahodil, along with two beloved great grandchildren, Mallorie Brown and Bryceson L. Brown.
Robert will be missed dearly. He was and always will be loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Bobby Reed officiating. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Corey and Ryne Nahodil, Charles Moten and J.P. Bowling.
Online condolences at www.pivontfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.
Published on August 14, 2017
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