Nathan Drew Simpson
  • 37 years old
  • Date of birth: May 20, 1976
  • Date of passing: Apr 21, 2014
Let the memory of Nathan be with us forever

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Nathan Simpson, 37, born on May 20, 1976 and passed away on April 21, 2014. We will remember him forever. Nathan was a Warrior until the end, He battled a rare form of stage IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer. Most people only have a 1% change of lasting 6 months after this diagnosis, our warrior made it 3 years. Even then it was not the cancer that took him from us, but the radiation damage from the treatment. In the end his suffering finally stopped and for 3 days before he passed he felt peace. I was by his side as he took his last breath and I know he is now pain free but still by my side- watching me and our precious baby boy, Farewell My Love, you are gone but will never be forgotten. 

*~Keila~*
Devoted Wife and Mother of Nathans Son, Kai Elijah 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Audra Oliver on 20th May 2016

"Missed for sure. It seems like yesterday when we last talked. Thinking of you today."

This tribute was added by Opal Spiker on 20th May 2016

"As i said before I didn't have the privilege of knowing Nate very long but you didn't  have to know him well to love him. He had a big heart and loved his family."

This tribute was added by Audra Oliver on 20th May 2014

"Forever missed and never forgotten. A love so deep and so kind. Today is your birthday and the celebration of your life continues. Hoping that guide and watch out for Keila and Kai and you will always be missed."

This tribute was added by Void Runar on 20th May 2014

"Nature's gift to me
I will share with you.
Namaste
Friend from another world.
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This tribute was added by Laura (Campbell) Bass on 28th April 2014

"Growing up, Nate was always smiling!  It sounds like this has continued into his adult life.  I won't forget his purposefully off-key voice singing back-up to Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler" as we drove around town in my brother Chad's Ford Tempo.  "You gotta know when to hold 'em"  NATE: "WHEN TO HOLD 'EM!"  :)  Thanks for the many laughs, Nate.
My sincere sympathy goes out to all of his family.  May you find peace at this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Karen Stancliff on 26th April 2014

"Our thoughts and prayers have been with Nathan and family for the past 3 years. It's so hard to think of someone you have known since he was a little boy, suffering so much. Rest in peace dear Nathan."

This tribute was added by Keri Barr on 25th April 2014

"I remember Nate and his big smile from high school.  He was a great guy and will be missed."

This tribute was added by Opal Spiker on 24th April 2014

"I was many miles away and never got to know Nate well but he always had a smile in spite of pain and most of all he showed his love by the way his eyes lit up when Keila and Kai were around. Rest in Peace Nate."

This tribute was added by Jennifer DiMichele on 24th April 2014

"Rest Peacefully Nate."

This tribute was added by Ryan McAtee on 24th April 2014

"It has unfortunately been many years since I last saw Nate (well, always Nathan to me) but such is the way of things for out-of-state cousins, especially once everyone gets to the age where "summer vacation" is replaced by "summer jobs" and there are all sorts of seemingly more important things to do.  On the other hand, not so much time has passed that childhood memories have been forgotten yet, from back when grown-up worries were the last things on our minds.  

RIP, Nathan - nothing more to worry about."

This tribute was added by Dennis Meade on 24th April 2014

"Nate seemed to be a friend to all in high school....our thoughts and prayers are with you."

This tribute was added by Josh Heller on 24th April 2014

"Nate and I played soccer together along with many others. We started at a young age and played together throughout high school.  He was a great teammate and friend. RIP Nate."

This tribute was added by Erin Haughton on 24th April 2014

"I fondly remember Nate from high school.  He was a wonderful, kind person.  Prayers to his family."

This tribute was added by Lynn Zwica on 24th April 2014

"I am also a high school classmate of Nate's and my parents were old friends of the Simpsons. I just wanted to express my sincerest condolences to Nate's family and to all those that were dear to him. Seeing a loved one face cancer is beyond painful, and given how young Nate was, must have felt incredibly unfair. May others' love for all of you, and especially for Nate, ease the pain of your loss as much as is possible. My thoughts are with you."

This tribute was added by Kimberly Smith on 24th April 2014

"Nate was a great guy, funny and full of laughter.  He was also a good sport and friend.  We cut class in college to go pierce my ears again.  I kinda convinced him to do it too.  I think Brent was there too.  Then, sometime passed and we pierced them again!  You were truly blessed to have him apart of your family.  My condolences and love go to family and friends.   RIP Nate"

This tribute was added by jaime newkirk on 24th April 2014

"Many thoughts and prayers to you and the entire family. Like many, I remember that big smile in highschool. My condolences."

This tribute was added by Meghan O'Brien on 24th April 2014

"Nate was a very nice guy. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family and son."

This tribute was added by Dawn 'Yarger' Deaner on 24th April 2014

"What sticks in my mind is his big smile and laugh. Such a nice guy!  My thoughts and prayers go out to his family."

This tribute was added by Audra Oliver on 24th April 2014

"Nathan was a funny guy and fun to hang around as kids. I remember the times Brent invited us over to hang out and have fun in high school and I still hear his laughter. He was a trouper all those years with going through all of the treatment but he always kept positive. Awhile back Nate messaged me and said how he thanked me for keeping him so positive when he had his bad days. Even though over the course of this past year we didn't keep in as much contact, I was glad he appreciated my well wishes and helped to keep him upbeat. He will be forever missed."

This tribute was added by Julie Mastalerz on 24th April 2014

"Thinking of your family & little ones through what has surely been a terribly painful journey for all. My thoughts & prayers to the Simpson Family."

This tribute was added by Jason VanAcker on 24th April 2014

"Good guy good friend. RIP. My condolences to Brent and his family"

This tribute was added by Trish Davis on 23rd April 2014

"We hadn't had a chance to meet Nathan. but we know he was a wonderful person because Keila Loved him and we know she only choose's the best ..

rip.Nathan."

This tribute was added by Chris Welcome on 23rd April 2014

"You are forever and always my brother. I will see you again one day on the other side..... save me a seat."


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