J was only 26 years old, born August 12th, 1987.
In his short time here on earth, J became an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Marine Corps after serving a successful combat tour in Afghanistan in 2011, alongside his band of brothers. He was a patriot and honored to serve his country, and he did so with the highest level of pride, distinction, and virtue. He absolutely loved being a Marine and protecting our freedoms.
Comparably, he was a very sweet-natured young man. He had a huge array of friends everywhere he went, and never met a stranger. J was considered family by many of his closest friends, and would give the shirt off of his back for anyone; that's just how he was. He loved to surround himself with happy people, and most of the time, was everyone's reason for smiling. His amazing sense of humor and down to earth personality made him an asset to many of our lives. Not only was he honest and loyal, he was also very humble and modest. Many have said that he was the most genuine of friends that anyone could ever be blessed enough to have in their lives.
Since the date of his untimely departure, everyone has been trying to get his funeral arrangements together. He is to be buried at the Houston National Cemetery on Thursday, February 6th. The family does not have the funds and the military can only cover so much. We are praying that we can all raise the money to have him taken to his final resting place, but the costs are coming to $7330. With the power of prayer and spreading the word, our aim is to raise these funds with the help of this funding program. All donations are greatly appreciated, and will go to cover the costs of the services related to his send off.
Thank you and God Bless. SEMPER FI, J. A. NESLER!!!