Peter Wayne Nugent

Born in Summerville, MA on April 1, 1949

Departed on January 28, 2021 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Peter Wayne Nugent of Nashville, TN passed away peacefully in his home on January 28, 2021. He was 71 years old.

Born in Somerville, MA on April 1, 1949, Pete is preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Doris Dyer Nugent; brothers Bruce Nugent, Donald Nugent; and his sister Donna Amiss. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Kathey Barton Nugent; daughter Kristi (Brian) Wood; son Harvey (Christina) Lamb; 5 grandchildren Isabella Cook, Raymond Cook, Andre Wood, Lucus Lamb, Zane Williams; sister-in-law Debbie Nugent; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pete was a member of the Tennessee Army Air National Guard and was proud of his service to our country. Retired from Starlite Apartments as the Maintenance Supervisor, Pete enjoyed spending his time outdoors gardening and landscaping. He loved his family dearly and frequently took trips to casinos, anywhere to enjoy nature and watching Tennessee Titans games on tv. Pete never met a stranger. He was kind, generous and funny. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

A visitation for Peter Nugent will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and a Celebration of Life on Monday, February 1 all at West Harpeth Funeral Home, 6962 Charlotte Pike, Nashville. Burial to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville.

Those honored to serve as Pall Bearers are John Barton, Raymond Cook, Brian Wood, Pablo Luna, Troy Schmelzer, Harvey Lamb and honorary Pall Bearers Isabella Cook, Andre Wood, Lucus Lamb, and Zane Williams.

9 Comments to Peter Wayne Nugent

  1. Debbie McClendon says:

    Kathey, my heart breaks for you. I know you will miss him, but you had him for 20 good years with lots of good memories. He is healed, no longer sick or in pain and we rejoice for that. HUGS….

  2. Kathey says:

    Thank you Debbie

  3. Diane Gough says:

    Kathey, so sorry to hear about Pete. I know how much you loved him and he loved you. You and your family are in my prayers

  4. Debbie Nugent says:

    Pete was a great guy and brother in law. His brother Bruce loved him very much. Pete was a fighter until the end.
    You will always have a place in my heart. You will be missed but your memories will always bring a smile.
    Love you.

  5. Betty Milam Fielding says:

    Kathy, I know your pain and sorrow, but we are told it is only for a little while. My prayers are with you at this time. Be strong and march on.

  6. Charlene Netherton says:

    Cousin Pete I will always remember the smile you had on your face each time I saw you. No matter how bad you felt you would smile and get through your pain. Kathey my dear sweet cousin you have always been more like a sister and we will always be there for each other. May God take away your pain and wrap his arms around you. We know Pete is always looking down from Heaven and will be in your heart. I pray your pain will turn into your precious memories of you two together. SPREAD YOUR WINGS SWEET PETE AND FLY HIGH!!

    You will be loved and Missed Always

    Charlene Netherton

  7. Diane Bain says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Lisa Lusby says:


    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that Jesus will hold you in His arms and give you His perfect peace. Praise God he is no longer suffering and has his perfect eternal body with Christ. I know your sorrow is very deep but you will see him again.

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