Nathan A. Lopez

Nathan Alvin Lopez, 19, passed away, Saturday, October 12, 2013, in Brooks, Ga. He was born April 4, 1994, the son of Robert and Elizabeth Lopez, in Sierra Vista, Ariz. He attended school in Leavenworth, Orlando, Fla. and Newnan, Ga., where he recently graduated high school and had plans to enter the U.S. Navy. He had also studied culinary sciences and greatly enjoyed cooking. Other passions were fishing, music, science fiction and his family, who miss him deeply.

Nathan A. Lopez

Nathan was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Lopez.

Surviving Nathan is his father, Robert Lopez and wife Kelly; sisters, Faith, Hope and Grace Lopez of Leavenworth; brother, Clinton Stanaland of Kansas City, Mo.; Aunt, Rebecca Lopez-Sawyer of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandparents, Mike and Margo Owen of Leavenworth and Christine Lopez of Pueblo, Colo.; great-grandmother, Theresa Romero of Pueblo, Colo.; and numerous extended family and friends. Nathan is also survived by family in Georgia.

A private memorial service will be held at RL Leintz Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, we appreciate your continued support and thoughts for our family.