Nathan Josey Blakeley

Nathan Josey Blakeley

EAST LIVERPOOL - Nathan Josey Blakeley, 21, of East Liverpool, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

He was born October 22, 1996, in Youngstown, the son of Renee (Platko) Hackney and her husband, Michael, of East Liverpool.

Nathan graduated from Southern Local High School in 2015 and was employed as a cashier for Shop N' Save in Weirton, WV. Nathan loved being outdoors in nature and especially enjoyed boating and fishing with his brother, Justin. He also adored his niece and nephew, Jenna and Gavin, and loved spending time with them. Nathan was a member of Wellsville First Christian Church.

Survivors include two brothers: Justin Blakeley (Paige Riggs) of Wellsville and Larry Blakeley and his children of Missouri; one sister: DeeDee Hart and her children of West Virginia; and grandparents: Diana and Jerry Boger, of Alma, WV, Ken and Kathleen Platko of Weirton, WV, and Larry and Patricia Blakeley of Wellsville. Also surviving are his special niece and nephew, Jenna and Gavin Blakeley; and four step-sisters: Lindsay, Jessica, and Taylor Combs and Kinsey Barbato. Nathan is also survived by his father, Larry Blakeley.

The funeral service will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Wellsville First Christian Church, 831 Main Street in Wellsville, with Pastor Mark Blakeley officiating.

Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:00-3:00 and 4:00-6:00 pm on Friday at the church.

Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsville in entrusted with the arrangements.