George O. Nagel

George O. Nagel, 89, of Greer, loving husband of Linda Nagel went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, September 25, 2023.

Born in Queens, New York, he was a son of the late August and Charlotte Nagel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children; Cathy Painter (David), Laurie Plath (Mark) and Karl Nagel; his grandchildren, Brian Painter, Kristen Luck (Gibson), Michael Plath and Cheryl Douglas (Quart) Great Grandchildren, Natalie Painter, Evie Painter, Eliza Luck, Janie Luck, Charley Douglas, Milo Douglas, Rowan Douglas and Iona Douglas; and brother John Nagel (Nancy).

A memorial service will be held on October 28, 2023, at 2 PM at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd located at 1601 N. Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, SC 29609.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a tax-deductible donation to the US Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation in memory of George Nagel, 1956.  Please make your check payable to “USMMA AAF” (Tax ID # 11-6037948) with your loved one’s name in the memo section/notes. Either Mail to: USMMA Alumni, 300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, NY 11024; or make a donation online at

Condolences to the family of George O. Nagel

  • Janet O’Mara
    8 months ago

    To the entire Nagel family, please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
    I remember him as a very nice man when I was growing up and the Nagel family lived next door.
    Janet and Kevin O’Mara

  • Vicki Peterson
    8 months ago

    Such a tremendous loss to you all. George was a very special husband, father, grandfather and friend and he will be terribly missed. He was so proud of every member of his family. I am sorry we could not be there with you. We are in Virginia with our Montana cousins retracing the footsteps of our special relatives. Praying for you all during this difficult time v

  • Mike and Nancy Plath
    7 months ago

    We are so sorry for your loss of George. He was always so engaging, warm and friendly. We hope that your memories of him will sustain you as you grieve him.
    Mike and Nancy Plath

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