Christopher Jerome “Jerry” Nalley, age 73 of New Hope, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his residence.
He was born November 7, 1939 in Holy Cross. He was a former employee of Karbar Construction in New Haven and a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He loved family, fishing and the KY Wildcats.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Marie Masden Nalley (died May 9, 2013), his first wife, Josephine Ann “Joann” Riley Nalley, one daughter, Phyllis Williamson, two sons, Tommy and Paul Riggs, his parents, Henry Ivo Nalley Sr. and Mary Genevieve Downs Nalley, five sisters, Margaret Ann Chesher, Frances Elizabeth Mattingly, Bonnie Wade, Angela Couch and Omia Kelty, two brothers, James Leon Nally, Sr. and infant Joseph Gary Nalley.
Survivors include eight sons, Jimmy Riggs (Jean) of Fairfield, Keith Riggs (Connie) of Culvertown, Chris Nalley (Lisa) and Greg Nalley (Laura) all of Bardstown, Ricky Nalley and Pat Riggs both of New Hope, Dean Riggs (Karen) of Chaplin and Dan Nalley (Melissa) of Hodgenville, three daughters, Donna Greenwell of Bardstown, Rose Lamkin (Mike) and Jackie Clayton (Bill) all of New Hope, a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, three sisters, Brenda Conder (Roger), Sheila Warner (Doug) and Genny Lovingood all of Bardstown, one brother, Henry Ivo Nalley, Jr. (Mary) of New Haven.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Friday, September 27, 2013 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 104 Church Street, New Hope. Rev. Ken Fortener will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 3-8 PM Thursday at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto with a prayer service at 6:30 PM by Rev. Deacon Eddie Hutchins.
Pallbearers are Chris Nalley, Greg Nalley, Dan Nalley, Dean Riggs, Jimmy Riggs and Travis Greenwell.