Bryan S. Nave, 21

MARCH 28, 1990-NOV. 20, 2011

November 21, 2011
  • Bryan S. Nave
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Bryan “Bud” Scott Nave, 21, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life as the result of an automobile accident on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.

Born March 28, 1990, he is the son of Joseph Scott and Laura Ann (Cramer) Nave of Boonsboro.

Bryan was a 2007 graduate of Williamsport High School and was employed with C. William Hetzer Inc.
He was a baptized member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg, Md.

Bryan will be deeply missed and will be fondly remembered for his avid love of all things “Mustang.” He also enjoyed hunting and fishing, and he lived his life to the fullest every day.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his fiancée, Amanda B. Adkins of Williamsport; his infant daughter, Leona Kay Nave; two sisters, Kristina N. Morris of Boonsboro and Heather Gripp of Arizona; a niece, Alexis Easterday, and a nephew, James Easterday, both of Boonsboro; his paternal grandmother, Mary Jane Sirbaugh of Sharpsburg; paternal grandfather, John L. Nave of Romney, W.Va.; three aunts, Peggy Faircloth and her husband, Kevin, of Inwood, W.Va., Tammy Jones and her fiancé, Tom Ripple, of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Twana Brown and her husband, Albert, of Boonsboro; and his cousins, Tiffany Faircloth, James Nave, Eric Cramer and Bobbi Jo Leggett. He will also be remembered by his godfather, Gregory Leatherman; and his best friend, Taylor McPherson.

Bryan was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Margie Poffenberger; his paternal stepgrandfather, Kenneth Sirbaugh; and his uncle, Bobby Nave.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Karen Erskine-Valentine will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Sharpsburg.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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