Mr. Nathaniel Lewis

  • Born: June 11, 1953
  • Died: April 3, 2020
  • Location: West Haven, Connecticut

Chapel Memorial Funeral Home

35-37 Grove Street
Waterbury, CT 06710

Tel. (203) 755-4370

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Nathaniel by adding your memories and photos.

Mr. Nathaniel "Skipper" Lewis-Byrd, 66, of Waterbury, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020, at home.

Mr. Lewis-Byrd was born in Waterbury, CT, June 11, 1953, a son to the late Jannette Lewis-Byrd and the late Calvin Byrd.

"Skipper" as he was also known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and served, in the U.S. Marine Corps, during the Viet Nam war. He loved music, riding his bike, reading and cooking but was a very private person. He took great care of his family and whenever they needed him, he was there. He will be missed by all that loved and knew him.

He leaves to cherish his memories six siblings; Calvin, Darrell, Cindy, Pam, Devon, and Derek Byrd, three aunts, a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his siblings Jonathan, Garnell, Chuckie, Bobby, Talford, and Tricia Byrd.

A memorial will be scheduled at a later date.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I use to be Skips mailman .He was a quiet guy who would be seen riding his bike down Elm st usually to the library. He was a nice guy.

Posted by Joe Sullivan jr - Durham, CT - Acquaintance   April 24, 2020

Skip you are with the Lord now.I'm sorry for your loss, Cindy contact me (Jimmy) 203- 707-9241

Posted by James Allen - Meriden, CT - Family Friend   April 20, 2020

My sincerest condolence to the Byrd family in memory of "Skip" a kind & humble soul you will be deeply missed. I say rest easy you be welcome in heaven with your Mom, dad & sister & brothers. Gone but never to be forgotten.

Posted by Bonnie Eaton - New Britain, CT - Family   April 15, 2020

cousin ,we just talked the other day,you told me that you was gonna call me back so i waited,i know now you knew that u was gonna leave me,u came to let me know in so many words,how much we need to love eachother and get closer to jesus

Posted by mark griffin - las vegas, NV - Family   April 09, 2020

Skip , sorry your no longer with us but I know your brothers and parents are waiting for you. So rest in peace cousin in heaven.

Posted by shirley minnis - waterbury, CT - Family   April 09, 2020

Sorry Big Brother..wish i was with u..on that terrible day!..But no more pain Brother no more pain.sleep well now..see u on the other side

Posted by Pam Byrd - Portsmouth, VA - Sister   April 09, 2020


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