Donald William Nachand, 81, of East New Market, died April 2, 2012 at the Memorial Hospital, Easton, MD.
Born February 14, 1931 in Indiana, he was a son of the late Herbert and Evelyn Pangburn Nachand.
After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged with rank of SP4. Donald went on to college for the next 8 years to become a Psychologist and worked at the Eastern Shore State Hospital for many years.
On April 14, 1977 he married the former Rilla Cook and they have remained living in the area.
Donald enjoyed playing tennis, watching football and reading books, many times 7 books per week. Loving his wife was what he enjoyed the most.
Surviving him besides his wife are 2 daughters Carol McAllister and husband Matt of Kentucky; Rebecca Wheatley and husband Mark of Trappe; 2 sons Bill Nachand and wife Debi of Clearwater, FL ; Matt Moore and wife Lisa of Port Deposit, MD; sister Norma Gage and husband Walt of Sugarloaf, FL; grandchildren Sarah Moore, Megan Moore and Zeb Wheatley.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bill Nachand, Matt Moore, Jason James and John Wyatt.
A Graveside Service will be held April 6, 2012 beginning 2p.m. at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge, MD. Officiating will be Pastor Chuck and Sandy Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Donald may be made to the Kidney Foundation of the Eastern Shore, 113 West Main Street, Salisbury, MD 21801-4904.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
To send online condolences, please visit www.newcombcollins.com