Nathan "Nate" Wilson

March 16, 1944, July 16, 2019

Nathan Wilson

Nathan “Nate” Wilson, 75, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born March 16, 1944, in Evanston, Wyoming, to Barbara Alice Coontz Wilson and Richard Maurice Wilson.

Nate was a retired United States Airforce veteran. He was a huge fan of the Denver Broncos and of Nascar.

Survivors include his wife, Melanie Wilson, of Port Neches; children, Amy Wilson Obernuefemann and her husband, Nathen; Michael Wilson and Savannah, all of Bridge City; Dustin Craig Bearden, of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Brylen Craig Bearden; Dade Eli Wilson; Mallory Obernuefemann; and Gabriel Michael Wilson; brothers, Roger Wilson and his wife, Verna, of Denver, Colorado; and John Wilson, of Fort Collins, Colorado; sister, Katherine “Merle” Knowlton and her husband, Dennis, of Denver , Colorado; and cousins, Robert Cotton and Carol Bain.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Barbara and Richard Wilson; and son, Christopher Nathan Wilson.

A gathering of Mr. Wilson’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Broussard’s, Nederland, with the interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250 or online at


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Saturday, July 20, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Sunday, July 21, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
3098 Us 69 Nederland Texas 77627

Comments (5)

  • Mary Diane Romero-Gilmartin

    18 July 2019 at 21:17 | #

    Melanie, I’m so sorry to hear the sad news of Nate. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the families.


  • Roger and Verna Wilson

    18 July 2019 at 18:50 | #

    We are going to miss you so much Nate. RIP. Our love to your family.


  • Jazmine Avery

    18 July 2019 at 16:31 | #

    Amy I’m praying for you and your family.


  • Patti Obernuefemann Sheldon

    18 July 2019 at 15:07 | #

    Prayers for the family at this time.


  • Pat (Fox) Shinavar

    18 July 2019 at 03:33 | #

    So sorry to hear about Nate. RIP dear cousin. Our thoughts and prayers to all his family.


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