James "Jim" Nugent – January 19, 2013

James “Jim” Nugent, 93, of Amarillo, died Saturday, January 19, 2013.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Travis LaDuke, officiating.  Burial will be in Llano Cemetery with military rites by DAV Chapter 26.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Nugent was born on November 27, 1919 in Athens, Texas to Zera and Patrick Nugent.  He had been a building contractor working for Farrell Lumber Co. for 30 years.  He built homes in Amarillo for over 20 years.   He was a veteran in the United States Army serving during World War II.  He was stationed at  Scoffield barracks in 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
He was a member of the Amarillo Birddog Club.  He was a longtime trainer of bird dogs and served in many capacities for the Panhandle Birddog Association.  He was an avid hunter and member of Quail Unlimited.
Mr. Nugent was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Belle Nugent.
He is survived by two daughters, Beverly Clawson and Linda Tarrant and husband Hugh, of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Lori and Chauncy; Chelsie; Cody and Kristen; and Tara; three great-grandchildren, Maddi, Andrew and Brayden.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com.

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