Can You Possibly Help Our Family?

As painful as this is to write - we hope you will be open to read & share our story - so those who might be compelled by our situation can possibly help where appropriate. 

It saddens us to announce the untimely death of Nathan Jolly - a father, a son, a brother, an uncle & beloved friend to many.  He was only 33 years old & yet his medical team attributed his death Friday, November 10th -  to be of natural causes - resulting from sudden cardiac arrest.  An autopsy has been ordered in hopes of pinpointing a specific cause and additional medical answers.   

Nathan leaves behind 3 young boys - Landen (11yrs), Brennen (10yrs) & Xander (7yrs).  They love their Daddy very much and already miss him dearly.  Tragically, these boys also lost their mommy to cancer in 2015.

As one can imagine , they have had some challenges the last 2 years adjusting to life without their mother - but have been strong and resilient little boys. They now face the added emotional, psychological & financial burdens of losing BOTH PARENTS at such a young age & during a very influential time in their lives. 

Now some people might be thinking - shouldn’t they have planned ahead to possibly avoid a financial situation like this - and the answer is YES!  These folks would be 100% correct in their thinking - but unfortunately that isn’t the reality of our situation we find ourselves in and are asking for your help. 

To be fully transparent - we are asking for financial help with 2 specific items:

• Nathan’s funeral expenses ~ $7,807

• Any monies received in excess of the funeral expenses will be placed into a fund designated for the 3 children with full accounting.

Please know any amount given - will help us achieve our purposes listed above.  We are required to pay 1/2 of the funeral cost on the day of his visitation & funeral - with the remaining balance due shortly thereafter.  If you have any questions or concerns, we’d be happy to discuss if you’d like - just let us know. 

We truly appreciate the support of our family, friends & the friends of our friends - possibly helping financially &/or sharing our story through their social media and other avenues to help us get our message out.  

In closing, our family encourages you to kiss a loved one, hug a loved one or call a loved one - there is no guarantee of a later opportunity.  

God bless!

Nate’s Family

*this GoFundMe campaign is managed by Nathan’s oldest brother - Joey Bickley Mt. Washington, KY.  
All funds will be dispersed with full record of accounting exactly as described above.
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Kyle LaDuke 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Carl Mitton 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Mike & Leslie G 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Marlene Funkhouser 
    • $25 
    • 45 mos
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Joey Bickley 
Erlanger, KY
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