Nathan Junior Embree, age 23, of Griggsville, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Griggsville. He was born on December 19, 1997 in Pittsfield, IL to Danny and Pamela Clostermery Embree.
Nathan graduated from Pittsfield High School in 2015 then went on to work odd jobs. He did some work for Walter Stolte and worked with his brother, Andrew, as a mechanic at Anderson’s Garage. Nathan loved derbying and working on derby cars. He also enjoyed fishing and camping. Nathan loved helping people and liked doing anything that would keep his mind busy. He enjoyed family dinners and never missed a family get together. Nathan was a very caring person.
He is survived by his parents, Danny and Pamela Embree of Pittsfield, IL; grandmothers, Nancy Clostermery of Griggsville, IL and Marjorie Syrcle of Pittsfield, IL; brothers, Benjamin (Hailey) Baughman and Andrew (Tasha) Baughman, both of Griggsville, IL and Michael Bigham of Griggsville, IL; sister, Ashley (Jon) Hayes of Farber, MO; aunts and uncles, Robert (Teresa) Clostermery of Griggsville, IL, Donald (Marcie) Clostermery of Pittsfield, IL, Ron Embree of Griggsville, IL, Bo (Stephanie) Embree of Perry, IL, Rena (Eric) McAdams of Winchester, IL, Deb (Tom) Maberry of Perry, IL, and Daisy (Richard) Rennecker of Kinderhook, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by grandpas, Junior Syrcle and Alphie Clostermery; uncle Don Embree; and three cousins in infancy.
Funeral services will be held privately. Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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