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1920 - 2010


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Arthur W. Nagel


Arthur Nagel, our beloved father and grandfather has gone to be with the Lord. He was born October 1, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas and passed away peacefully in the afternoon on Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at the age of 89. He was the son of Arthur and Lillie Nagel.

Arthur was married to Louise Bernice Jones on June 2nd, 1941 in a small rock church in Johnson City, Texas. Arthur and Bernice and their two sons lived in Hill Country Village on the north side of San Antonio starting in 1955.

After serving in the US Army he worked as a civil employee for the G2 Intelligence Agency at Fort Sam Houston and retired from that position after 30 years in June 1972. In the 1960's and 70's he served as the Mayor of Hill Country Village. In 1976 Arthur and Bernice moved to Boerne, Texas. He became very active and served on the Board of the Riverside and Landowners Protection Coalition, Inc. for Central Texas.

In 1996, Arthur and Bernice moved to Kerrville, Texas. In 2006, while driving through the small town of Bandara [Bandera], Texas, his heart was moved by the Lord to establish a free medical health clinic. In June 2008, with the assistance from many local supporters and Mr. Nagel, the Arthur Nagel Community Clinic opened in Bandara [Bandera], Texas.

Arthur lived in San Antonio, Texas for the last five years of his life.

Arthur is survived by his sister Lily Pape Skinner (San Antonio, Texas), his two sons, Gary Nagel and wife Sandra ( San Antonio, Texas), Bruce Nagel and wife Darlene (East Quogue, New York), and his three grandchildren, Ashley Nagel, Adam Nagel, and Taylor Nagel. Sister-in - Law Mary Francis Jones Rudasill and Brothers' - in - law Eldred (Chuck) Jones and Gerald (Jerry) Jones.

Arthur was a loving husband, father, uncle and grandfather who will be missed by his family and other's his life touched - he will be with the Lord for all eternity.

AUGUST 10, 2010

You are invited to sign the Guestbook at Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North.

2102 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 495-8221

Published in the San Antonio Express-News on 8/10/2010.

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