Family Legacy, a Nashville-based funeral, cremation and cemetery needs company, announced that Randy Nash, Jr. of Crestview Funeral Home, Memory Gardens & Cremation has been installed as president of the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association (TFDA).
Nash has served on the convention committee of the TFDA for several years and most recently as middle director, secretary/treasurer for the year 2017-2018 and vice president for the year 2018-2019.
Nash was born and raised in Hendersonville and is a lifelong resident of Sumner County. Having known all his life that he wanted to serve others, he has worked in the funeral industry since the age of 14. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer; he has been employed with Family Legacy since 2005 and is the general manager of Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens located in Gallatin.
Nash is a graduate of Goodpasture High School and John A. Gupton College with a degree in Mortuary Science. In addition to his work in funeral service, he served as a reserve patrol deputy with the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office for almost 10 years. He is an active member of the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce where he serves as immediate past chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also a graduate of Leadership Sumner and now serves on their Board of Directors. Recently, he has become more involved on a national level attending several conventions and advocacy summits with the National Funeral Directors Association; he was selected to attend Meet the Mentors in the spring of 2014, has completed NFDA’s Arranger Training and is a Certified Crematory Operator through NFDA.
In addition to his work in funeral service, Nash and his wife, Ashlee, own and operate Binkley Nash Furniture and Design in Gallatin and are active members of First Baptist Church Gallatin. They make their home in Gallatin with their daughter, Anna Jayne, son, Randolph, III “Rand” and their cocker spaniel, Brooks.