ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mr. Nathaniel Tanksley, Sr., of Rochester, NY entered into rest August 15, 2013 at the Unity Hospital. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, August 23, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Rev. Eugene Waltower officiating. Burial will be at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Millen, GA. He was a native of Augusta, GA and a member of the Antioch Baptist Church, Rochester, NY. He was employed at Rochester Products (General Motors) for more than 30 years. Survivors are his wife, Gloria Dean Tanksley, Rochester, NY; two sons, Nathaniel Tanksley, Jr., Paul Douglas; two daughters, Parthine Tanksley, Cheryl Gamble; one brother, Herman (Ernestine) Tanksley; two sisters, Dorothy (Rev. Herman) Griffin, Justine (Herbert) Hamlin, Augusta, GA; aunt, Annie Mae Utley; sister-in- law, Flora Tanksley; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 22, 2013