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Nathan Jacob Johnson

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August 2, 2013 ~ March 28, 2023

Born in: San Antonio, Texas
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas

Nathan Johnson passed away on March 28,2023 at the age of 9, following a life long battle of illness.

Nathan was born a twin with his sister, Natalee, youngest of three. Born in San Antonio, Texas on August 2, 2013 to parents DeShannon and James Johnson. Nathan was a strong playful, inquisitive kid full of life always smiling. He loved drawing and building, occasionally getting in mischief for taking household items to improve them by taking them apart or occasionally covering himself in them. The world and walls were Nathan’s canvas. He proudly stated that he wanted to be an engineer or architect to redesign the world as he saw it best. He also loved Parkour and spent many afternoons playing Roblox and building Legos. Nathan was an impactful soul and to know him was to love him. No words can express the hole left in the hearts of all his family, friends and loved ones left behind.

Memories will forever be cherished by Mother, DeShannon Johnson (Chris Santos); Father, James Johnson III (Rochelle Tyrone); Grandmother, Debra Colemen, Decarlo Powell; Grandfather, James Johnson (Rosolyn); Twin Sister, Natalee; Big Brother, James Johnson IV; Bonus siblings, Semaj’ Thomas and Ke’ashia Bowie; Aunt, Chole; Uncle, Marc Colemen; Aunt, Nikita Delrio, Nina Tucker, Nichole Johnson and uncle, Brynden Johnson and a host of cousins and friends who were like family.


Visitation: April 7, 2023 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Funeral Service: April 8, 2023 10:00 am

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. CandleImageMy deepest and sincerest condolences go out to the Johnson family and the loved ones of Nathan. May God be with you throughout these trying times.

    Your all will be in my prayers.

    Love you always!
    Aunt Sandra

  2. CandleImageWe love and miss you every day. Love you always Briana, Jeramiah, King, Kaden, Winter and Chad

  3. CandleImageLove you so much Nathan. May you rest in peace forever. I wish I had seen you more. You were ever so sweet.

    Love you forever.

  4. CandleImageNathan, you will forever be in our hearts and minds. Your personality and smile would light up a room and that’s something I could never forget. We’re going to miss beyond what words can explain, my boys loved playing with you and you were just an amazing soul. So strong, happy, kind and willing, we love you Nate the Great!!🤎

  5. CandleImageLove you cousin. May the most high send peace over you in your time of mourning. The Lord will bring beauty for ashes.

  6. CandleImageRest easy sweet baby. We love you so much. We will take care of Mama, Natty & James. Your spirit will live on forever.

  7. CandleImageMay you rest in paradise Nate the Great. Wish we had more time with you but you will live on in our hearts. I love you 💕 #forever9

  8. CandleImageI love you Nate I remember when we would play tag and you would all ways smile and that made me happy I’m happy you are no longer suffering. You are forever in my heart

  9. CandleImageNathan may you rest in peace 🕊️. You will never be forgotten.

    Keeping the family in prayer.

  10. CandleImageOur condolences to you and the family. Always in our prayers. Nathaniel G misses you and misses seeing you in class.

  11. CandleImageI love you, my Very Best Friend, DeCarlo!
    Prayers, Love, and God’s Blessings to you and your family.
    The Lord’s Angel is now with Him.

  12. Nathan, you were one of my best friends from way back when. Because of you I now like Mike & Ike’s (your favorite candy). I’ll always remember our summer time phone calls where we talked and you made me laugh. We talked about how we definitely were going to the same middle and high school. You always went by grandmas house on Halloween and I always made sure I hooked you up with extra candy. I miss our talks and our laughs. The world is a little less bright with you gone. You’ll always have a special place in my heart. I love you always, Nathan. I miss you so much

    • Dear Faith- I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear friend. I know it’s a hard thing to happen. I’m so glad that Nathan had such a dear friend as you. What a dynamic team! I love you Faith, you have been a bright shining light for me, and I know you were for sweet Nathan as well. I’m sending hugs to you xoxo LOVE YOU, Nurse Jana

      • CandleImageThank you Nurse Jana, you spent years making sure my baby was ok with you at school, you always showed him so much compassion and care and we will never forget you.

  13. CandleImageRest in peace my sweet Nathan, being able to teach you, have a bond with you, and to share many hugs and laughs are something I took for granted. I’m happy to have known you, and I’ll miss you forever and hearing you say “Ms. Hinojosa!”. Truly, you were one of the best kids to see daily <3

  14. Rest in peace my Nate. Although there wasn’t enough communication between us, you loved Rowan, as much I loved you. Rest peacefully and tell your auntie Sylvia to protect me and your mother

  15. CandleImageNathan the world is a little less brighter without you in my life but its nice knowing that your not in pain anymore you were always so happy and never in a bad mood you will always be in my heart I love you nathan❤🤎

  16. CandleImageNathan we all miss you. but you will always be in are ❤️ and we will always be thinking about you. And I wish I could see you smile again and.

  17. CandleImageOur Nate just the thought of you Nathan and the joy that you brought too us and the reality of knowing that in such short time you brought fund memories of how Great and Special you were, your willingness to push through the pain and cruel behavior of school, classmates that was ok because your love for knowledge was power and strength too explore creativity was Awesome, I will never forget teaching you to ride your bike and the will that you pursued in riding that bike and you accomplished that.I will forever love you my great nephew Nate the Great..#Forever9 💕😘😘💕.

  18. CandleImageYou had me at hello sweet boy. You lit up the room with your wonderful smile 💕 I watched you go from baby teeth to a beautiful grown up smile one lost baby tooth, and one tooth necklace, at a time. I’ve been praying for you and your family every day, knowing now that you’re resting in the arms of the Father. You are deeply missed. You will live on in so many of us whose lives you touched. I loved every visit with you💕⚽️🏀🏈
    Love always, Nurse Jana

  19. CandleImageThank you all for loving my baby and holding a special place in his heart. The world is a little less bright without my baby but I’m so happy to know how many lives he touched in his sort time here.

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