Nathan was born June 17, 1985 in Lubbock to Joe and Carolyn Neel and graduated in 2003 from Coronado High School, where he was involved in the music program. Since graduation he worked as a Medical Records Clerk for Covenant Medical Center and attended South Plains College. Nathan was about to start on a new journey in his life having been called to minister to the youth at New Home Baptist Church and his upcoming announcement to marry. Nathan had been a member of Bacon Heights Baptist Church since 2006.
Those left to cherish Nathan’s memories are his parents, Joe and Carolyn Neel; brother, Jason Neel; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Neel; maternal grandmother, Reba Burks; the love of his life, Nicolle Meers all of Lubbock; and numerous close knit aunts, uncles and cousins.
Nathan joins both his grandfathers, Dorman Neel and Silas Henry who preceded him in death.