Nathan Zellers


Nathan Allen Zellers, 25, of Charleston, and formerly of Marshall and Paris, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in the emergency room of Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital, Mattoon. He was a machine operator at NCI of Mattoon.

A private memorial service was conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Templeton Funeral Home, with Pastor Deborah McClarey officiating. Private interment is at a later date.

Mr. Zellers was born Sept. 29, 1993, at Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Allen Lee and Kimberly Jo Hill Zellers. He married Jasmine Renae Houchin Oct. 6, 2017, at Paris, and she survives.

Other survivors include his mother, Kimberly Zellers of Collinsville; two children, Cameron Zellers of Clinton, Ind., and Brooklyn Zellers at home; his maternal grandfather, David (Kathy) Hill of Terre Haute, Ind.; two sisters, Kayla Zellers of Collinsville and Ashlie Foote of Providence Forge, Va.; his mother-in-law, Rita (John) Dillon of Metcalf; as well as a niece, nephew and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Mr. Zellers was a loyal Cincinnati Bengals fan. He had a goofy and outgoing personality, and loved making people laugh. Above all else, he was a proud and loving father.

Memorial donations may be made to the Human Resources Center of Edgar County.

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