Terry Francis Nale, Navy veteran who served for 30 years

Terry Francis Nale
Terry Francis Nale

Terry Francis Nale, a native of Illinois and 30-year resident of Virginia Beach, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, after a two-year battle with cancer.

A beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Terry is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Denise Nale; cherished daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Bobby Dunn; cherished daughter-in-law, Melanie Harris and son, Michael Nale; five siblings, James, Richard, Elaine, Peggy, Nancy and David; mother-in-law, Libby Yingst; and brother-in-law, Tony Yingst. Terry was called “Pawpaw” by four grandchildren, Noah and Evelynn Dunn, Braden Lucas and Sophia Nale, who were the light of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jackie Nale; father-in-law, John Yingst; and siblings, Judy, Cele, and Julietta.

A decorated war veteran and member of the U.S. Navy, Terry served his country for 30 years, with two tours in Vietnam and one in Desert Storm.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25, at Family Choice Funeral Home, Virginia Beach. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Sentara Medical Group for providing outstanding care.

Thank you Terry, for your service.

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