Patty L. Nachtsheim, 81, of Overstreet, Florida, passed away Saturday evening with her husband, Captain Melvin Douglas Nachtsheim, holding her hand. Married 58 years, her husband was her caregiver for 15 years. She was a great wife and mother of two sons, "Buddy" Melvin Thomas Nachtsheim and Kevin Douglas Nash, both boat captains.
She was a sweet lady that had a love for neighbors and friends. After moving to Overstreet 42 years ago, Patty helped start the Overstreet Fire Department. She and Captain Melvin were in the shrimping business. Patty stayed home and raised her sons.
Patty is survived by her loving husband and sons; brother Bobby Russ and Sister Francis Russ Wise; a number of nieces and nephews who love her.
Services were held at Beach Baptist Church May 15, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory Patty L. Nachtsheim be made to Covenant Hospice, 107 W 19th Street, Panama City, Florida, 32405, www.covenanthospice.org; Covenant Hospice is a caring place to pass to the other side.