Nathaniel “Nat” Gaduyon

February 16, 1968 - September 9, 2022

02/16/1968 - 09/09/2022

AHOSKIE, NC – Nathaniel “Nat” Gaduyon, age 54, passed away on September 9, 2022, at the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center of Elizabeth City, NC.

Nathan was born in New London, CT, on February 16, 1968, to Rene and Lorna Gellegani Gaduyon. Growing up he was an artist, enjoying drawing and painting, and later transferred his art to food, working as a chef, taking great pride in preparing dishes for his customers, family, and friends. Nat loved the beach, fishing, and spending time with his son and family. He was a loving son, father, brother, ex-husband, and fierce friend, who was often highly opinionated. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents, Nat is survived by his son, Noah Ernesto Gaduyon of Chesterfield, VA; his sister, Michelle Gaduyon of Suffolk, VA; the mother of his son and friend, Karen Hollowell of Chesterfield, VA; and his devoted friend and service companion, his dog Diesel.

Due to Inclement Weather the Life Gathering will be postponed until October 14, 2022. Gathering will be from 5:00 until 8:00 pm at the Elks Lodge, 329 W. Constance Road, Suffolk, VA.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions directly to The American Pit Bull Foundation, 2128 Remount Road, Suite B133, Charlotte, NC, 28208; or you may donate online by clicking here; or to a charity of your choice.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Gaduyon family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


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Chris Strickland
1 year ago

So sad to hear about Nat. He was a great friend and a good person, will definitely be missed. Praying for his family

Elizabeth Howell
1 year ago

Prayers to you and the family… Nat will be missed

Lesa Dreps
1 year ago

So sorry your hearts are hurting so much!! Sending much love and many hugs to you all. I pray for peace to you all

Sheila McKibben
1 year ago

David and I are very sorry about the passing of Nat. David was sad to hear the news. He talked very highly of your brother. He was telling his dad what a great friend Nat was to him. David regrets not getting to visit with Nat . We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you all strength to get through each day ahead. May your heart be filled with the love you had for your brother.We pray you find comfort in knowing Nat loved you dearly. I know words can’t take away your hurt . We wish we could find something to say to make this easier for you. We obviously can’t but please know Nat was a great guy , friend , and brother. We can’t imagine how you must feel my friend. We are here for you if you need to talk. Take one day at a time holding on to the beautiful memories of Nat . He was one of the good ones for sure. Much love to you our friend !