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Donald Frederick Nau Jr., 57, of Dunedin, Fla., died on Jan. 8, 2018, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in Nov. 2017. He and his family had made their home in Fla. in 2015 after a three year assignment in Germany. He was enjoying his retirement and living the dream.
Donnie was born and raised in Cumberland by the late Donald and Charlotte (Duckworth) Nau. He graduated from Fort Hill High School in 1978 and then attended James Madison University, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Geography in 1982. He is a 1995 graduate of the United States Army War College.
Don began his career in the U.S. Federal Government in 1983 as an imagery analyst at the National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC). Over the next 33 years, he served in four Intelligence Community agencies DIA, CIA, DNI, and NGA.
Donnie was a friend to all, a proud family man, and he lived life to the fullest. He was passionate about his beloved JMU Dukes and enjoyed playing golf, traveling, and keeping in touch with his family and friends.
Donnie is survived by his wife of 33 years, Libby; three children, Connor, Kennedy, and Tanner; brother, Mike; and sister-in-law, Tammy; uncle, Art; and aunt, Terry Duckworth; parents-in-law, Cel and Maria Aguigui; sister-in-law, Celine Childers; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be celebrations of his life held in his honor by his family and friends.
Published on January 16, 2018
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