Nathaniel Small, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died February 17.
Small was born in Far Rockaway on October 18, 1947. He had a military career which lasted more than 30 years. He retired from the US Army Reserve as a Sergeant Major.
He is survived by his wife, Alfay Small; children, Nathaniel Perry Jr. (Cathy), Richard (Nikkie) and Tasha Small (Rodney); stepchildren, Michelle and Sam Muffree; grandchildren, Tanaya, Tasia and Perry Small, Rodney and Aston Lewis; sister, Mildred Davis; sister-in-law, Anne Small; special friend, Toni Foster-Roberts; and many family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Visitation and services were held at the First Baptist Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.