Home going services for Nathaniel Washington will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Blue Run B.C. 1228 Blue Run Rd. Minden, La. 71055 with interment following at the Shady Grove Cemetery on Benson Road in Minden under the direction of Benevolent Funeral Home in Minden with Pastor Gregory Deloach officiating. Visitation for Nathaniel Washington will be available from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at Benevolent Funeral Home 401 E. Union St. in Minden La. 71055
Nathaniel was born on Oct. 14, 1929 in Minden to the parents of Booker T. and Sarah Washington and entered into rest November 10, 2017. Nathaniel dedicated his life to honoring God, hard work, family support, and endless love and kindness to everyone he knew.
Nathaniel is survived by his loving wife Velma Washington of 70 years, Sons; Johnny (Ruby) Washington, Earl (Debbie) Washington, Theodore (Dee) Washington. Daughters; Essie (Billy) Cosby, Mary Murphy, and Sarah (George) Runnels. Honorable Daughter-in-Laws; Grace Washington and Ann Washington. He leave fun memories that will forever be cherished by a distinguished list of Nephews, Nieces, Grand and Great-Grand Children.
Nathaniel was preceded in death by his children Calvin, Benjamin and Evon Washington.
Repass precessions will be conducted at the American Legion Hall 119 Pine St. Minden, La. 71055 directly after internment
To know him meant to have loved him, to love him means to miss him, he will truly be missed by us all.