Nathaniel Foreman Williams

Sunrise: July 13, 1959

Sunset: July 11, 2021

Nathaniel F. Williams passed away July 11, 2021 in Newport News, VA. He was born July 13, 1959 in Norfolk, VA to the late Adell R. Williams and James Valentine. He was preceded in death by his son, Alphonso Clements; aunt, Bessie Forman and uncle, Daniel Forman who raised him.

Nathaniel was a graduate of Indian River High School class of 78. After school, he worked for the City of Chesapeake for 13 years and then went on to work 30 years for VDOT from which he retired.

He attended the New Generation Worship Center, where he supported the Men’s Ministry. During his stay with his sisters, he attended Sacred Souls United Church of Christ. He worked so faithfully in the church he was made an honorary member.

Nathaniel was well known for his love of baseball. He joined the Pirates Baseball Team for a few years. Then joined the LA LongShoreman Hall Baseball Team, which was coached by Blackie (The Head Coach). When Nate dog # 15 came to bat, he was known to make a HOME RUN!!!!!.  He had a true love for this sport. He currently holds the record for most home runs in a single season at Northside Park. The record is with the 50 and over League.

He was a DIE HARD fan of the Washington Redskins!!! But his favorite times were often spent watching his son Nathaniel play ball (Basketball, Baseball, and Football).

In 2009, he became ill and was no longer able to play ball. He always wanted to come back to his passion of playing baseball.

He leaves to cherish his memories his sons, Nathaniel Walker (Lolita Ford) of Newport News, and Keith Burrell of Chesapeake; three sisters, Ellen Bryant (Leonard) of Raleigh, NC, Minister Sandra V. Williams of Belmont, NC, Sebrina Jones (Arous) of Norfolk, VA; stepdaughter, Shardina Walker of Chesapeake; five grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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    Dr. BrownDoonquah says

    To the family…may each of you seek and find comfort in the arms of the Father as you travel this Journey of Grief…I extend my sincere condolences and love to each of you…FAMILY.
    ..REST IN THE FATHER… Nathaniel Foreman Williams AKA Danny Boy…RIP

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      Elsie Powell says

      My deepest condolences to Danny boy’s family/ friends, may they find strength and comfort thru God’s divine power, very nice gentleman 🙏🏼🙏🏼

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    Brian.price says

    love you my friend Bay Price

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    Johnny and Honey Hatten says

    RIP my brother you will be miss. Nate Dogg.
    From Johnny and Honey Hatten.

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    Janine I Ireland says

    Always had an encouraging word for me when I was in the valley, thank you Danny Boy, I will miss you every time I travel down Broad Street, on the porch with the fellas….. REST IN PARADISE BROTHER, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN. Love Janine Ireland

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    Keith Vinson says

    Rest in Paradise my friend Danny Boy! May your memory be a blessing to your family and all he knew you. To the family. May God store upon you his comforting grace during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and condolences on behalf of the Vinson family.

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    Sandra Williams says

    To my brother, the world will seem to be a little colder during your absence. For now I walk alone, but I know you are were you should be in the arms of God. I will not be without cause God will not let my walk be without our memory’s, with smiles and your loving touch. Always your Sis, so Boy hit a Heavenly home run for me!

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