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Sunday May 19th, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Appalachian Funeral Services
Sunday May 19th, 2019

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Pat Walter Nations

Pat Walter Nations, age 84, of Whittier passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at John Keever Solace Center of Asheville, NC.  Pat was born July 27, 1934 in , NC. He is the son of the late Walter and the late Florence (Parker) Nations.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years Dora Jones. 

Pat served for two years in the United States Army. He held numerous jobs over his lifetime but his favorite was when he and Dora owned the candy shop in Dillsboro. Pat also enjoyed working the garden with his wife, farming and working with the cattle. He also served as a deacon at Serenity Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two grandsons Tyler Ashe and Josh Williams; one great granddaughter Carolina Ashe and one son in law Terry Ashe.

He is preceded in death by three daughters Brenda Lorene, Barbara Marueen and Marylin Connie.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3:00pm in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with Rev. Max Cochran, Rev. David Hall and Pastor Austin Frady officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Nations Creek Cemetery.

Appalachian Funeral Services is handling arrangements for the family.  

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Dora, I am so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. I'm sure it is Heavens gain. It's been a long time, but I remember mine and your school days like it was yesterday. You have my sympathy Shirley Cabe Maxwell Spence

Shirley M. Spence May 25 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dear loved one. Our loving Creator never planned for death to be part of his original plan. There is such a loving scripture found at Revelation 21: 3 & 4 which reads: With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, And they will be his people, And God himself will be with them, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The Former things have passed away I hope these words help you find comfort and also give you hope for our near future. Can you imagine Living Forever on Earth under Beautiful conditions that will never end. If you would like further information on Gods promises from the Bible, Please visit our Free Bible based website JW. ORG

Terry Greene May 24 2019 12:00 AM

Dora, I am so sorry to learn that Pat passed. He was a dear friend and my heart goes out to you and your family. He always had a smile for everyone.

Pauline Beck May 23 2019 12:00 AM

Dora; So sorry to hear of Pat's passing. I'll never forget the time spent talking with him about our ancestors. His Mother and my Grandfather were siblings. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you as you face this trying time. Mike & Angie Wood.

Michael Wood May 21 2019 12:00 AM

Dora, I am so sorry to read of Pat's passing. My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family at this most difficult time. I always enjoyed working with him at the Whittier Post Office. Prayers of peace to you. Debbie Bowen

Debbie Bowen May 20 2019 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry to hear of Pat's passing. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you. Sherrill Crawford Jesse Stephens

sherrill a crawford May 20 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry Dora to hear of Pat's passing..He was always so kind to us and we will see him again soon..love and prayers

Rev.Tommy and Susan Ashe May 18 2019 12:00 AM

Dora Lee, We are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Judy and Henry Sutton

Judy Sutton May 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Pat Nations

Judy Sutton May 17 2019 12:00 AM