Michael Joseph Nahas, 45, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

He was born in Chicago, Ill., to Jeanne Nahas Huff and Michael S. Nahas.

He was a member of the Choate Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church, Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, and the Pipe Fitters Union Local 155.

He was an Arkansas Junior Olympian Boxing Champion.

He was an extraordinary artist who taught both Art and Chemistry at North Little Rock High School.

He was preceded in death by his father, Michael S. Nahas.

Survivors include his wife, Bari Blessing Nahas; son, Nick Nahas; mother, Jeanne Huff and husband John; stepfather, WJ Persinger; sister, Micah Lynn Nahas; and brother, Lewis Joseph Nahas.

The family received friends at a reception Saturday, April 13 at First United Methodist Church in North Little Rock.

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