Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk

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Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk

Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk, 11, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at Niswonger Children's Hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. He was born July 16, 2009 in Concord, NC to Jason Kruk and Marielle Garner Hare. Nate was a sixth grader at Erwin Middle School, and he attended the Y Academy at the Saleeby-Fisher YMCA in Rockwell. Nate was a member of Phaniel Baptist Church, he was the first participant in the new children's church. Nate loved riding his bicycle with his brother and friends, they enjoyed jumping ramps and doing tricks, he enjoyed swimming and just being outside. He loved riding motorcycles with his dad and family. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 324. Nate loved looking out for the underdog, While at Granite Elementary School Nate took it upon himself to start an anti bullying "club". Nate was preceded in death by grandmothers, Sandra Misenheimer and Kathy Davis, and grandfather, Dave Kruk, Sr. Nate is survived by his mother and step-father, Marielle Hare and husband Tim; father, Jason Kruk; brothers and sisters, Mary, Gabby, Sidney, Andrew, Justin and Kayleigh; grandparents, Jerry and Terrie Davis, Glen and Mary Jane Garner, and Wilma and David Hare. As well aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and teachers who will cherish his memory. The family will greet friends and relatives on Sunday, September 13, 2020, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 13, in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel, Rockwell, NC, with Rev. Michael Taylor Pastor of Phaniel Baptist Church , officiating. Pallbearers will be, Dave Kruk, Jr., David Garner, John Gulino, Jeff Hodges, Brandon Sanders, and Jonathan McCullough. Burial will follow in Brookhill Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the G.R.E.A.T. Program (Gang Resistance Education and Training) c/o Rowan County Sheriff Office 232 N. Main Street, Salisbury NC, 28144, to the Y Academy at the Saleeby-Fisher YMCA, P.O. Box 640, Rockwell, NC 28138 or to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Niswonger Children's Hospital, 400 N. State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, TN 37604. Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Kruk family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
July 16, 2009 - September 7, 202007/16/200909/07/2020
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Suzanne Smith

September 12, 2020

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His energy will live on forever. He is the heat from the sun that warms your skin. The waves in the water and wind that rustles leaves in the trees.
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Melinda, Teresa, Ronda, Ronnie, Michael, and Family

September 11, 2020

The planting of 3 memorial trees in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Melinda, Teresa, Ronda, Ronnie, Michael, and Family. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Nate, will remain in our hearts forever. #BeLikeNate
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Uncle Eric and family

September 10, 2020

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With loving memories of "Nathaniel "Nate" Kruk",
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Heather Melin

November 20, 2020

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Trish Giles Devine

September 15, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Trish Giles Devine. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Frankie, Megan and Ethan

September 13, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Frankie, Megan and Ethan. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with you. Nate will be greatly missed. Sending our love to you
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Tribute Store

September 12, 2020

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Craig Oudeans and family
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Michael, Stephanie, Gavin, Lilah, and Nate Kruk

September 12, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Michael, Stephanie, Gavin, Lilah, and Nate Kruk. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
We will miss you so much, Nate. You and your family are in our closest thoughts and prayers. We love all of you and are sad we could not make it.
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Aunt Tina and The Hoppers

September 12, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Aunt Tina and The Hoppers. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Nate, you will never leave the hearts of all the lives you touched. In just eleven years you inspired beyond measure and led life with amazing grace.
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Tribute Store

September 11, 2020

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With Love, The Heffernan Family
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Laura, Brian and family

September 11, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Laura, Brian and family. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
In loving memory of Nate. Our most heartfelt sympathy in this most difficult time. His light will forever live on in your memories.
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Tony & Bonnie Wilhite

September 11, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Tony & Bonnie Wilhite. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Tribute Store

September 11, 2020

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With caring thoughts, The Buscemi family.
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Tribute Store

September 11, 2020

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Philippians 3:20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
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Tribute Store

September 11, 2020

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All our love, thoughts, and prayers. #BeLikeNate With heartfelt sympathy, Joe and Bernadette Kruk
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Theresa, Raymond, Jenna and the Boys

September 11, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Theresa, Raymond, Jenna and the Boys. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
With deepest sympathy We Love you all. Always in our hearts!!!
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Kathy Appleby

September 10, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Kathy Appleby. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
Nate will be missed greatly but will forever be in our hearts. Sending my love, prayers and condolences to you in this heartbreaking time.
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Jean Kruk

September 10, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by Jean Kruk. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
"Nathaniel "Nate" Kruk" will remain in our hearts forever. He had the most brightest, magnetic, contagious smile.
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Love Always Liz

September 10, 2020

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Seeing you grow up you were so happy. I am glad I was blessed to get to see you grow over the years. Nate you will be loved & always remembered.
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The Byrd family

September 10, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Nathaniel "Nate" David Kruk has been arranged by The Byrd family. Planted in Kirtland Habitat Restoration MI. Plant a tree
With loving memories of "Nathaniel "Nate" Kruk", Be like Nate

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