Gilford Leon Nugent, III was born on September 4, 1980 to Gilford Leon Nugent, II and Carolyn (Marshall) Jackson in Marshall, Texas and passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 in Marshall.
Gilford, also known as “Pooh”, is preceded in death by his grandfather, A.J. Marshall. He is survived by his wife of 6 years, Chantae (Jenkins) Nugent; his children, Kharly Avianna Nugent, Gitaiah Nugent, Raymond Golden and A’Keyah Hardeman; his father, Gilford Nugent, II; his mother, Carolyn Marshall Jackson (Lewis); sister, Tasha Nugent; “Momma”, Bobbie Jean Marshall; nephew, Juvaun “Bubba” Chaney; aunt, Bertha Faye Marshall; uncles, Ernest Marshall and Johnnie Marshall; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Avonne and Emory Sparks; his best friend, Danny Haggerty, as well as a host of other family and friends.
Gilford attended school in Marshall and was a member of the New Mount Mariah Baptist Church. He worked for many years as a rig operator in the oil field industry. Gilford loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed cooking and barbequing for family and friends. His greatest joy was spending precious time with his family and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
A time of visitation will be held for Gilford at Meadowbrook Funeral Home on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 5:00pm to 8:0pm. Funeral Services will also be held at Meadowbrook Funeral Home on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 2:00pm.
Online condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com
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