New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | October 4, 2023

Nathaniel Blake Atkins

Nathaniel Blake Atkins, 31, of Richmond, Virginia, was called home on July 6, 2022.

Nathan was born on July 18, 1990, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. His family moved to New Kent County, Virginia, in 1993, where his parents still reside.

Nathan was an incredibly sweet soul that always gave everyone he met the benefit of the doubt. He had a kind heart and enjoyed giving to his loved ones. Nathan had a love for animals and had a particular gift with cats. He was extremely passionate about music and a skilled woodworker.

Nathan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gene Atkins, and grandmother, Sarah Smith.

He is survived by his fiancé, Julia McClernon; father and mother, Bob and Glenda Atkins; brother, Robby Atkins; sisters, Sarah Salyer and Kathryn Atkins; and grandmother, Sarah Atkins.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, July 31, 1 p.m., at the Antebellum of New Kent, 4370 N. Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA, 23140.