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Nathaniel Joseph Boone was born on February 19,1997 to the parents of Leslie McKenzie and the late Daniel Boone in Norfolk Virginia, his current residence was Greensboro North Carolina.   Nathaniel accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Nathaniel received his formal education at Northern High School in Greensboro North Carolina where he graduated with Honors. After graduation he initially enrolled at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, then later attended High Point University and was most recently enrolled at Western Governors University where he wanted to pursue studies in criminal justice with plans to become a judge. Nathaniel was always known as an over-achiever. In high school he was in the Honor Society and made the Dean’s list several times during his matriculation in college. Among the many organizations he was a member of Upward Bound Program in High School, he took Kuk sool won- martial arts, he was a part of The National Academy for Future Physicians, he was Mr. Freshman during his time at NC A&T SU Middle College. December 29,2014 life for Nathaniel was forever changed. Nathaniel developed Transverse Myelitis which rendered him paralyzed chest down. Despite this disorder, it never affected his personality and his ability to pursue his dreams. Nathaniel will most be remembered for his smart, loving, friendly, engaging personality who smile touched everyone he met. Nathaniel with his medical struggles always had a kind word of encouragement for others.   Nathaniel Boone departed this life on Sunday, February 11,2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Boone.     He leaves to cherish his memory to his mother, Leslie Mckenzie and step-father Sylvester McKenzie. Four sisters; Monique Stephens- Melton(Kaisin), Starsha Boone (Reggie), Erika Quinlan, Natasha Stephens. Grand-Parents Royce and Claudette Stephens; Annette Stephens.  Four; Nephews Omar Stephens, Mackel Stephens and Lammon “LJ” Ringgold Jr, Revon Boone. Two; nieces Shiya Boone, Reminisce Boone and a host of family and friends.  A service honoring his life will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church; 2700 West Vandalia Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407 on Monday, February 19, 2018.  The visitation will begin at 11:30 am and the service will follow at 12:00 pm.

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  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Perry J. Brown Funeral Home
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    He was a special person and we are all better because we knew him. My prayers for Leslie and the family
    ~ Judy Wilson   Greensboro, NC
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. There is a very comforting scripture found at Isaiah 25:8. It says that soon Jehovah will swallow up death forever and that he will wipe away all of the tears. So we can look forward to a time when death will be done away with forever. I hope that this scripture can bring some comfort during this time.
    ~ Kayla P
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon eliminate such pain and suffering by means of his kingdom Psalms 46:1,7. For more comforting words please go to JW.org.
    ~ Dorothy
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon eliminate such pain and suffering by means of his kingdom Psalms 46:1,7. For more comforting words please go to JW.org.
    ~ Dorothy
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    Family of Nathaniel Boone, There are few experiences more difficult than losing a loved one in death; no doubt Mr. Boone will be missed by all who knew him. I find comfort in the guarantee that life will be restored. Jesus not only spoke of the coming resurrection (John 5:21, 28, 29), he himself was resurrected by his Father and performed many miracles. All such miraculous events, including resurrections, took place on earth giving us a precious glimpse of what is to come.......seeing our loved ones again! (Acts 24:15) Death was not God’s purpose for mankind & his purpose has not changed. God’s word is clear, “He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces”. (Isaiah 25:8; Revelation 21:4) As you cherish the many fond memories of Mr. Boone, may Jehovah God continue to bless your family during this difficult time & in the days ahead......
    ~ A. Marie Pettiford Casey   formerly of Marion, IN
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    Nathaniel was a student in my AP Biology class during his senior year of high school. He was a remarkable young man, always positive, always concerned for his fellow classmates. I am so sorry to hear about his passing. I am fortunate to have known him.
    ~ Jennifer Buck   Greensboro, NC
  • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    To Nathaniel's Family, We grieve with you in the loss of Nathaniel. He and our grandson, Rodney Jenkins, were friends since Kindergarten. Nathaniel had so many wonderful attributes: smart, confident, optimistic, dedicated and he encouraged Rodney. We can never thank God enough for Nathaniel's friendship with Rodney. Nathaniel was the kind of friend parents and grandparents would want their children to befriend. We pray that God consoles your hearts and gives you His peace.
    ~ Sam & Shirley Williams   Greensboro, NC
  • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    I had the pleasure of having Nathaniel in my honors physics class a couple of years ago. He was the kind of student who brightened up everyone's day. I never saw him without the biggest smile, and he was always positive, cheerful and a pleasure to know. He had a huge impact on everyone who knew him, including me, and he will be much missed. I want to extend my sincere and heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your family, and assure you that he will be remembered by those he impacted with his faith, courage and perseverance.
    ~ Caroline Hess   Greenbsoro, NC
  • Monday, February 19, 2018
    Condolences to the Family of Nathaniel Boone. Praying that God will comfort you during this time.
    ~ Cynthia Holloway   Yanceyville, NC
  • Monday, February 19, 2018
    This breaks my heart. I remember Nate from 18 years ago. He was a small fellow but even back then he captured my heart. To Ms Leslie, Monique , Erika and Tasha my prayers are with you all
    ~ Fateana Kersey   Concord, NC
  • Monday, February 19, 2018
    Sending our deepest and sincere condolences to the family of Nathaniel Boone. I never met him, I just knew of him through my sister who also has TM. She was so proud and spoke very highly of him during his last few years of life. He will be greatly missed by her, her sisters, and the TM families. R.I.P. Nathaniel......
    ~ Donna Hutchinson (Ella Banks' sister)   Elyria, OH
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences. It is always painful to lose a loved one. I too have lost many dear ones to death. In the Lord’s prayer. Jesus says at Matthew chapter 6, verse 10: ‘Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also on earth.’ I find this comforting because nowhere in the Bible is sickness or death mentioned as occurring in heaven; hence, I look forward to seeing God’s will for the earth to be carried out just as it is in heaven. Then we can be reunited with our loved, and enjoy life on earth forever as Almighty God Jehovah purposed from the beginning. [Psalm 37:29] I sincerely hope that these words serve as some comfort to you at this time.
    ~ Irene