OBITUARY

Nathan O'Neil Smith

March 23, 1973November 23, 2018
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Celebration of Life services for Nathan O’Neil Smith, 45, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 29, 2018, in the Chapel of Pine Crest Funeral Home, 1939 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, Alabama, 36605, officiated by Father Ken Cumbie.

Interment will immediately follow on the grounds of Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama.

The family will be receiving guests for visitation Thursday, November 29, 2018, from the hours of 12:00 PM until time of service at 2:00 PM at Pine Crest Funeral Home, Mobile, Alabama.

Nathan O’Neil Smith was born March 23, 1973 in Mobile, Alabama, to Anthony O. Smith and Renee Fulmer Smith. He was prematurely taken from this earthly home November 23, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. Nathan will be remembered for being an awesome son, great father, fantastic artist and wonderful actor.

Nathan was preceded in death by a brother; Ty Anthony Smith along with aunts and loving grandparents.

Left to cherish his heartfelt memories; Nathan has left behind a mother; Renee F. Smith, a father; Anthony O. Smith and wife Patricia, a son; Devon O. Smith, mother of his son; Robin H. Clarke along with many caring and loving aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of wonderful friends that have now become like family.

Honoring Nathan as pallbearers will be Joey Campbell, Curtis Winn, Chris Hergenroder, Mark Coulson, Scott Daniel, Dwayne Smith, Ray Smith and Ralph Bowman.

The family would like to extend their deepest and most sincere gratitude to everyone that has extended a helping hand, prayer and compassion towards them during this great time of need.

Memorials may be made to honor (Nathan O’Neil Smith) such a precious life, to the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place East, Suite 200, Landover, MD 20785, and 1-800-332-1000.

  • FAMILY

  • Ty Anthony Smith, Brother
  • Anthony O. and Patricia Smith, Father and Step-mother
  • Renee F. Smith, Mother
  • Devon O. Smith, Son
  • Nathan was also survived by many caring and loving Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and friends that are now family.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Nathan O'Neil Smith

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Rebecca Gibson

December 9, 2018

This message comes from the production team on the TV show Who Do You Think You Are? We had the pleasure of working with Nathan on our Laverne Cox episode this year in AL. Nathan was an asset to our team & we embraced his nurturing presence. This news is shocking & saddening to us, because we all became close during this run. To echo the other voices; Nathan was a kind, giving & genuine soul. He brought a calm-ness to our shoot. He had passions & dreams to pursue. Nathan’s presence extends all the way out to LA. His loss is extremely devastating and his memory does & will live on. May you be free to create without constraints or restrictions dear soul. Love everyone at team Who Do You Think You Are? xx

Tania Ball

December 6, 2018

I met Nathan over 20 years ago when I worked at Cabo Beach Club. He had sketched a great picture of me and it was so sweet. I lost track of him over the years and had just found him again on Facebook several years ago. I enjoyed watching his progress and seeing him grow in his career. I will miss that smile and his funny antics. I just can't believe he is really gone. I wanted to thank the family for posting so many photos of him here. I have spent a long time looking at them all. May God be with you and comfort you during this very difficult time. I wanted to include the sketch he did for me. I will always miss you, Nathan.

Jessica Vivian

November 30, 2018

A little piece he left behind the last time I saw him 💜

Shawn Hoefer

November 30, 2018

I only knew Nathan a little over a year but I am better for having met him and being able to call him a friend! I truly enjoyed and cherish every minute I was able to spend with him. Him and his family will be in my prayers forever.

Shawn Jones

November 29, 2018

Nathan was always the first person to befriend and welcome someone, no matter the situation.
That's just the kind of person he was; warm, friendly, extremely likable and kindhearted. A great soul.

We first met Nathan 14 years ago (how time flies) when moving to Mobile and were looking for people with similar interests - namely geeky things, like gaming and comics. Not only was he the first person to engage, he immediately invited us to hang out and meet his friends. It was an instant friendship. He attended our wedding. He invited me to soar the skies on a flight lesson, after just a few years of knowing him. He was our roommate for over a year. He was the extroverted Ying to our introversion Yang; our similarities and interests were the bond. His energy and joviality inspired and motivated us, to coax us from our shells and enjoy life. He introduced us to many more new friends, all cherished and loved - each for their own uniqueness. Over the years, though recently life has seen us spending more time apart, he became one of the best friends I've ever had. My wife and I will always consider him family.

That is just who Nathan was, no matter whom he befriended.

Although his presence, energy, and over-the-top personality will be greatly missed, the impression Nathan left in his wake, his everlasting spirit, will resonate among us forevermore.

Keven Kane

November 29, 2018

I had the great pleasure to work with Nathan last year as we filmed "Quail Hollow". I was impressed by his easy going nature, simple kindness and talent straight away. We shared an hours long phone call just before Thanksgiving speaking about his art, his son (who he adored and was extremely proud of, rightfully so) and life in general. I will always treasure that call and the time we worked together. Nathan was a cool cat.

Jimmy Doan

November 28, 2018

I met Nathan many years ago...He was such a caring and compassionate, super funny guy... The world will be a little less bright without you here ...

Steve Scott

November 28, 2018

Nathan was a new friend of mine over the past four years. We met through tragic circumstances as he was one of a small group of brave souls who risked their lives trying to save the life of my precious son Kyle who was killed by a drugged driver (now in jail for murder). They have become family to me. Nathan had enormous talent and Knowing him brought me joy. It makes me smile when I think of him. Brother Nathan, i hope you and Kyle meet in Heaven. You are definitely kindred spirits. I wish someone from the family would contact me. Nathan - I am better for knowing you. Steve

Jewels Bozeman

November 28, 2018

I met Nathan at a friends house 6 yrs ago and we were instant friends. He was always full of life and knew how to make people smile. I will truly miss him, he will always hold a special place in my heart.

Michael Anglin

November 28, 2018

I met Nathan on the set of Terminator Genisys we spent about 17 days side-by-side together.. we became instant friends.. when we started making our own movies and productions Nathan was just our go-to guy for every one of them ..He had such a natural talent and just an overall great guy to be around..we love you and will miss you until we see each other again.. we have quite a few production coming out involving Nathan so his spirit will live on...