Nathan Dewayne WilliamsFebruary 26, 1968 ~ April 27, 2017 (age 49)
Nathan Dewayne Williams, passed away on April 27, 2017. He was born on February 26, 1968 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and came to the gulf coast at the age of five with his parents. Nathan was a graduate of Anahuac High School and had completed seventy-two hours in Auto Body Repair and Paint at Lamar College. He worked on the waters of Trinity Bay for Thornton Marine Service, which later became Peninsula Marine, for thirty years and was a crane operator for many of them.
Nathan was loved by many for his sense of humor and gentle soul. He was an eclectic collector and charter member of Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2107.
Nathan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Johnnie H. Williams of Winnie; his grandmother Shurrel G. Baker of Tulsa; his uncle Kenneth Baker; and his aunt Louise Jay. Surviving to happily remember Nathan are his parents, Bob and Gay Williams of Anahuac; his sister Shellie Williams Loria; his nieces Emily Loria Cantu and husband Justin; Sarah Loria; his nephews Daniel Loria and wife Samantha; David Loria; his grandmother Iona Williams; his aunts and uncles Andy and Lounette Thornton, Thomas Jay and Linda Baker; and the love of his life Misty Kaderli.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6pm until 8pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home located at 1201 South Main Street, Anahuac, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Sterling Funeral Home with Mark Pagels officiating and Buck Thornton giving the eulogy. A graveside service and committal will immediately follow in the Thornton-Williams family cemetery, on Fig Rigde Road in Stowell.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be De Wayne Stratton, William Jackson, Dwain Land, Buck Thornton, Roy Jay and Daniel Loria.