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Joseph Nathaniel Smith

April 17, 1937 ~ January 15, 2021 (age 83)

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On January 15, 2021 the Lord God Almighty called his faithful servant Nat Smith home.  Nat was born on April 17, 1937 in Nassau County, FL to the late John and Mollie Smith.  He attendend Hilliard High School.  He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  After moving to Fernandina Beach, he worked for Sears for over 25 years.  His passion and love for giving his time and heart to Little League and Senior League Baseball was second to only his love and pride for family.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife:  Jenny Smith and 8 siblings.

He is survived by his daughters:  Sindy (Joe) Wilson, Renee (Steve) Miller and Jennifer (Daryl) Parker; and Ceal Walker who was his best friend, rock and companion; grandchildren:  Stefani Garrison, Whitney Williams, Samantha Scuddy, Alexandra Wilson, Nikki Miller, Jenny Parker and Candice Parker and 7 great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, January 22 at 1:00 PM in Boones Creek Cemetery.

Due to Covid-19, the family would like to ask all attendees to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service.  Also, anyone that does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537. 

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Graveside Service
January 22, 2021

1:00 PM
Boones Creek Cemetery

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