OBITUARY

Nathan "Nate" Thatcher Watson III

October 29, 1988May 17, 2021

Nathan Thatcher Watson III of Macon passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 17, 2021. Born in Macon on October 29, 1988, Nate achieved the rank of Eagle Scout (Troop 19) and was a graduate of Stratford Academy, where he excelled in track and football. He attended Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, graduating in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in business information systems. At Georgia Southern he was also a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, which he served as recorder, treasurer and president.

After college, Nate returned to Macon and joined his father as a partner in Ingleside Data Systems, where he was a computer systems consultant.

Nate was loved by his family and friends for his thoughtfulness, gentleness, easygoing manner, and infectious smile, and for his inquisitive nature that made him a great problem-solver. He was trustworthy, patient, and kind, a good listener with a ready wit and tender heart. He particularly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephew, and with his dogs, Miller and Hudson.

He is survived by his parents, Nathan and Gina Watson of Macon; siblings, Jenny Barfield (Carter) of Statesboro and Thomas Watson (Olivia) of Atlanta; fiancé, Anna Usry of Macon; nieces, Hannah Barfield and Sara James Barfield; nephew, Noah Barfield; grandmothers, Doris Black of Columbus and Patsy Watson of Macon; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by his grandfathers, Thomas Black of Columbus and Thatcher Watson of Macon.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Vineville United Methodist Church in Macon on Thursday, May 20, at 11 a.m. It will be preceded by a graveside service for family only. Dr. Jimmy Asbell will officiate. Services will be streamed live by visiting www.vinevillemethodist.com/live.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Young Life Macon Camp Scholarship Fund, or to Vineville United Methodist Church.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Bass Road, has charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his parents, Nathan and Gina Watson of Macon; siblings, Jenny Barfield (Carter) of Statesboro and Thomas Watson (Olivia) of Atlanta; fiancé, Anna Usry of Macon; nieces, Hannah Barfield and Sara James Barfield; nephew, Noah Barfield; grandmothers, Doris Black of Columbus and Patsy Watson of Macon; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by his grandfathers, Thomas Black of Columbus and Thatcher Watson of Macon.
  • DONATIONS

  • Young Life Macon
  • Vineville United Methodist Church

Services

  • A Celebration of Life

    Thursday, May 20, 2021

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Carol Cantrell

May 21, 2021

I am so heavy hearted about Nate. He was such a joy to have around the office. He was always so polite and gracious. You guys raised him to be a true gentleman. My prayers are with you.

Bill Smalley

May 21, 2021

He was an Eagle Scout and a fine southern gentleman. He exceeded my expectations. Whenever his Eagle Scout comrades gather around campfires, or hunting camps, with their flowing cups he shall be remembered. I will always remember him as a young lad and the man he became.

Susan Rogers

May 21, 2021

Gina and Nathan. I was so shocked and stunned at the news of Nate’s death. I’ve never met a nicer person in my life. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
Much love
Susan Rogers

Vicki Howell

May 20, 2021

To Nate’s family, I was the teaching assistant in Nate’s first grade class at Stratford. He was such a kind, sweet boy, and a pleasure to have in the classroom. I am praying for God to comfort you and give you peace.

Terry and Donna Rohn

May 20, 2021

Dear Gina, Nathan and family, What a shock! We are so sorry to hear the sad news. We only met him once, but we were impressed by his quiet spirit and efficient manner. We will keep you in our prayers. Remember all the good memories. You will find comfort in the Lord’s loving arms.

Melba Byington

May 20, 2021

Nathan and family I was so shocked to see that Nate had died. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I certainly will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Leisa Johnston

May 20, 2021

To the Watson Family,
Nate was always a joy to have in our office. He would come and help us with our computer needs at Akin, Webster & Matson Law firm . He was so helpful and didn't mind me asking the silliest questions. He will be miss so much. Our Prayers are with his family and his fiance.

Angela DellaDonna

May 20, 2021

My deepest condolences to your family as you go through this difficult time. Nate will be missed by so many. Keeping you all in my prayers.

Simmons Family

May 20, 2021

Nathan, Gina, Jenny and Thomas, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Dink, Janie, Spencer & Hannah

Kim Jones

May 20, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. Nate was always so kind and patient to me and showed a gentle spirit. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Nathan Thatcher Watson III of Macon passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Born in Macon on October 29, 1988, Nate achieved the rank of Eagle Scout (Troop 19) and was a graduate of Stratford Academy, where he excelled in track and football. He attended Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, graduating in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in business information systems. At Georgia Southern he was also a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, which he served as recorder, treasurer and president.

After college, Nate returned to Macon and joined his father as a partner in Ingleside Data Systems, where he was a computer systems consultant.

Nate was loved by his family and friends for his thoughtfulness, gentleness, easygoing manner, and infectious smile, and for his inquisitive nature that made him a great problem-solver. He was trustworthy, patient, and kind, a good listener with a ready wit and tender heart. He particularly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephew, and with his dogs, Miller and Hudson.

He is survived by his parents, Nathan and Gina Watson of Macon; siblings, Jenny Barfield (Carter) of Statesboro and Thomas Watson (Olivia) of Atlanta; fiancé, Anna Usry of Macon; nieces, Hannah Barfield and Sara James Barfield; nephew, Noah Barfield; grandmothers, Doris Black of Columbus and Patsy Watson of Macon; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by his grandfathers, Thomas Black of Columbus and Thatcher Watson of Macon.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Vineville United Methodist Church in Macon on Thursday, May 20, at 11 a.m. It will be preceded by a graveside service for family only. Dr. Jimmy Asbell will officiate. Services will be streamed live by visiting www.vinevillemethodist.com/live.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Young Life Macon Camp Scholarship Fund, or to Vineville United Methodist Church.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes.
Snow's Memorial Chapel, Bass Road, has charge of arrangements.