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Nathan Joshua Thomas

December 10, 1984 — December 22, 2023


Nathan Joshua Thomas

Hartsville, SC

Nathan Joshua Thomas, age 39 passed away on December 22, 2023. He was born on December 10, 1984, in Florence, South Carolina, to his parents Darasa Moore Thomas and Bobby Thomas.

From an early age, Nathan showed the love of being outdoors. His career as a landscaper allowed him to indulge his passion for working outside and showcased his remarkable talent for creating beautiful landscapes. With skilled hands and an artistic eye, Nathan transformed ordinary spaces into breathtaking gardens.

But it was not only in his profession that Nathan found fulfillment. In his role as a father, he poured boundless love into his children's lives. He delighted in spending time with them and embraced each moment as an opportunity to play alongside them. 

Nathan's love for sports began at an early age with baseball capturing his heart. Throughout high school, he showcased his skills as a member of the Hartsville Red Foxes baseball team. 

He graduated from Horry-Georgetown Technical College on the Dean's List, showcasing his commitment to excellence. Additionally, he went on to graduate from Clemson University, expanding his knowledge and honing his expertise in landscape design.

Left to cherish Nathan's memory are his beloved children, Lollah McKenley Thomas, James Sawyer Thomas, and Carson Mae Thomas, all of Hartsville.  He is also survived by his loving mother, Darasa Moore Thomas of Hartsville; his father, Bobby Thomas of Hartsville; his sister Jordan Poston (Cody) of Hartsville; and his nephew Jaggar Poston and nieces Tillman Poston and Elsie Poston. The bond shared within this family is unbreakable, serving as a testament to the enduring power of love.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James Tillman and Maydeen Moore, as well as his paternal grandparents, Bill and Iris Thomas. 

A Memorial Service will be held to honor Nathan's life on Friday, December 29, 2023 at the Hartsville Church of God located at 704 Lakeview Blvd in Hartsville, South Carolina.  Pastor Patrick Dye and Pastor Kyle Meyer will officiate, services directed by Norton Funeral Home. The service will commence at 3:00 PM and provide an opportunity for all who knew and loved him to come together in remembrance.  The family will visit with friends briefly following the services.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that you give a memorial gift to The Child and Family Resource Foundation, 122 East Home Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550, Telephone number, 843-917-0495.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to be of service to the Thomas family.

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