William Fred Nation, Sr.

  • Born: June 1, 1933
  • Died: June 9, 2021
  • Location: Inman, South Carolina

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26 E. Main Street
PO Box 192
Inman, SC 29349

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Inman, SC
William Fred Nation

William Fred Nation, 88, of 24 Bishop Street, Inman, SC, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at the Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg. Fred was born in Inman, S.C. on June 1, 1933, a son of the late Annie (James) Nation and J. D. Nation. He was the husband of Sue Gowan Nation and retired from Norfolk - Southern Railroad
He was a member of Inman United Methodist Church and served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War.
In addition to his wife, Fred is survived by two sons, Steve Nation and his wife, Cindy, of Lawrenceville, GA; Bill Nation and his wife, Vicki, of Chattanooga, TN; a sister, Florine Clayton, of Greer, SC, 5 grandchildren, William "Trey" Nation (Hannah) , Heather Nation Hess (Dave), Lauren Nation Harrison (Andrew), Lindsay Nation Sketch (Taylor), Elise Nation and 5 great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Seawright Funeral Chapel in Inman, SC with Rev Ed Stallworth officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Inman United Methodist Church, 27 Bishop St., Inman, SC 29349.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

Sue and family, our condolences on the loss of Fred. We always enjoyed visiting with you at Grannies and our conversations. He will be missed. God Bless you all.

Posted by Dot and Rick Seaberg - Inman - Friend   June 18, 2021

Please know that the family of this wonderful man is in our hearts and prayers. He left a beautiful legacy of his family.
-Charlie and Gaye Cronin

Posted by Gaye Cronin - Atlanta, GA   June 16, 2021

Would have liked to seen and talked with him again. So sorry for your lose Sue and family. He was such a
wonder. So strong, a gripping handshake. Hated that he had lost so much of strength and vigor but clearly he
loved and was proud of his family and should be in a better place now.

Posted by William McDowell - Inman, SC - Friend   June 15, 2021

Memories of Mr. Nation over the fence as our community garden consultant makes me smile. —Always generous with hellos, patience & waves. Thank you, Mr. Nation! Lynn, Elsa, & Elanor

Posted by Lynn Skinner-Johnson - Neighbor   June 10, 2021


Sue and family, condolences in the passing of Fred. He will be missed by many.

Posted by Nancy DALTON - Inman, SC - Friend   June 09, 2021

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