Nathaniel JamesNovember 11, 1924 ~ September 27, 2017 (age 92)
Deacon Nathaniel James, 92
Deacon Nathaniel James was called home to rest on September 27, 2017. He was born on November 11, 1924 in Kendrick, Florida to the late Tom and Erma James.
He worked as a Tow Truck Driver for Dave’s Towing Service.
He was married to Myrtle L. James for 63 years.
He was a faithful member of Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church. Deacon Nathaniel James was very active in the community and his church.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted wife, Myrtle L. James; Two children: Gloria (Ronald) Bagley of Ocala, FL, Nadeen (Bernard) Gant of St. Petersburg, FL; Eleven grandchildren: Terry Smith, Jr., Jayson Smith, Erica Reese, Jerry(Shayla) Steele, Katrina(Emmanuel) Chisolm, Leonard(Lilyian) Steele, Olan Tucker, Alicia Oliver, Milton James, Ralth James, and Lewanda (Anthony) Smith; one brother: Raymond (Vangela) Wheeler; god-brother: Dec. Amos Strickland; two god-children: Otis and Mary Johnson; two sisters-in-law: Barbara Jackson and Annie Lee Thompson; special friends: Doug and Melinda Monteith and a host of great grands, nieces, nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends.
Visitation for Deacon Nathaniel James will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12 Noon until 6 PM at Summers Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00am at Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church, 8792 NW 38th Ave Rd. Ocala, Florida 34482,
Rev. Darrell Redding, Pastor