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Nathaniel Montoya, ageΒ 23

Fatally shot on February 17, 2018 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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  • Nickname:
    1 Pops
    1 Nate
    1 Twinkie
  • Number of children:
    2 0
  • Personality:
    2 loving, kind, outgoing, intelligent
    3 funny
    2 Hard working young man.
    2 Protective
    2 Loved to cook
  • Occupation:
  • Workplace:
    1 PeopleReady
  • Schools attended:
    1 Onate High School
  • Comments:
    1 He was the best brother in the whole wide world
    1 Nathaniel was a loving son and brother with a big heart.
    1 He was a character. Love you Nate
    1 He was always good at putting things together
    1 My son was a sweet boy with a big heart.
    1 Nathaniel gave his life to Jesus and I know he is in heaven.
    1 Nate would give his last when someone needed help.
    1 Wish people would stop judging my homie and let him Rest In Peace
    1 My son I will carry you in my heart for the rest of my life.
    1 Mom will never forget you and you will always be my son forever in heaven πŸ’–
    3 Roses are red Violets are blue always know son mom loves you. Rest in peace my angel in heaven.
    1 Missing you always baby boy.
    1 Thinking about you always brother.
    1 I remember when you would remind Alex/dad to tuck you in bed and he always did.
    1 My son I promise to keep you alive by talking about you.
    1 πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜‡
    2 I remember around the middle of January 2018 you made your mom the best tacos ever.
    1 I should have never let you move out, I should have begged you to stay home.
    1 I remember telling you son in January that I would never give up on you and I never did.
    1 Mom still has the envelope and gift card you gave me from Christmas. It still smells like you.
    1 I know deep down in my heart son you would not hurt anyone. If you got upset you would walk away.
    1 The battle not our battle it is Gods battle. God fought my sons battle and took him.
    1 Through you son I found a church that I really enjoy. I feel a part of you is there with me.
    1 Your babysitter starts kindergarten
    1 I pray God will let you be all your sisters guardian angel.
    1 I know your watching over mom and our sisters.
    1 Wish I could of took you with me to Arizona brother.
    1 Today Aug 14th was Emeralds 1st day of kinder. Wish you were here 4 her day.
    1 Remembering when u helped pay for Alexis's cheer. Wonderful big brother you are
    1 When anyone in the family was ill you were always there.
    1 Such a caring loving son,grandson and nephew
    1 Miss hearing you say β€œhey sister” never called me by my first name always sister
    1 Today August 17th has been 6 months since you have been gone. I miss you son πŸ’ž
    1 cried for you son all weekend. missing you a lot more than ever ❀
    1 i always think about you
    1 wish we had tomorrow
    1 love you son 😘❀
    1 Miss you baby brother πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜­
    1 never forgotten
    1 Thank you my son for the heart.I know it came from you 😘
    1 SEPT 18TH IS YOUR BIRTHDAY. YES, SON I WILL CELEBRATE IN YOUR MEMORY.
    1 I miss you with all my heart. I will never stop crying.
    1 I just can't believe I will never see you or talk to you. Mom loves you πŸ’—
    1 I love you brother I miss you and think about you every day
    1 πŸ’‹πŸ’“
    1 Your birthday is in a couple of days. Ima celebrate for you
    1 tomorrow sept 18 is your birthday. wish u were here.
    1 The tears are uncontrollable today knowing your gone and tomorrow is your 23 birthday
    1 happy birthday today you would be 23 love you
    1 Happy 23 Birthday brother I love you
    1 Happy 23rd bday son. wish you were here to eat cake.
    1 I baked a chocolate bunt and it was yummy. Emerald enjoyed your day.
    1 I put candles on the cake
    1 I remember Emerald talking to you the night before you passed.
    1 I ate so much pie for you. I’m stuffed
    1 wish God would breath life back into you.sad weekend for me.
    1 I thought I would never see life without you brother.
    1 Can god give you back
    1 we went to the fair and took our family picture with you
    1 missed at the fair you were there in our hearts
    1 wish God would let you come back. church has been good.
    1 today October 17th is 8 months since you left earth
    1 always on mind in my heart and never ever forgotten
    1 all of your siblings were at the dinner table. only 1 missing was u
    1 πŸ’‹πŸ’“πŸ’•β€πŸ’—πŸ’–πŸ’žπŸ˜˜
    1 wonder what you be doing right now🐼
    1 God I pray the truth will come to light soon.
    1 just thinking about
    1 you
    1 on February 16th i talked to you son
    1 u didn't seem upset. i should have told u to come home.
    1 u talked to mom
    1 u should have never moved in with family that didn't care.
    1 wish it was just a bad dream
    1 I think the family hates me bro. God should of took me instead
    1 You were the favorite.
    1 lots of hugs and kisses to my sweet son in heaven.
    1 The holidays are better when u with GOD. Happy Holidays Nathaniel!
    1 11-17-18 9 months since u have been gone
    1 Happy Thanksgiving brother
    1 Thank u GOD 4 the 22 years I had my son.
    1 11-22-2018 always in my πŸ’™
    1 feel your still with us
    1 12-5-18 u came to me in my dreams
    1 πŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘Ό
    1 There is nothing like being a child of GOD and being with GOD. MOM ❀ U

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