Nathaniel B. Edwards Jr. was born to Monica J. Lovett and the late Nathaniel B Edwards Sr. on August 28, 1998, in New Brunswick, NJ at St. Peters Hospital.
Nathaniel Edwards was known as “BJ” to many family and friends. He was a very strong and independent man who always protected his family and close friends. One of his most important things was being a good brother and friend. Spending time with his family who he loved dearly. They were his greatest joy. He especially loved bonding time with his step-brothers and sister when they were young. They held a special place in his heart. Bernardo was his best friend, with whom he shared an unbreakable bond for over 10 years. Everyone knew that he enjoyed playing his video games, hanging out with his friends, and taking care of his elderly loved ones. In addition, he enjoyed modeling, going to the malls, and beaches with his brothers. During his childhood, he loved to eat chicken and rice, it was his favorite. In elementary and high school, he excelled in science. He graduated from New Brunswick High School in June of 2017. Throughout his lifetime, he worked several jobs with his latest being Shop-Rite of East Brunswick. He enjoyed traveling with the family, frequently visiting other family members in North Carolina.
Preceding Nathaniel in death are his father Nathaniel Edward Sr., his maternal and paternal grandmothers, Lena Lovett and Dolores Edwards. Also, his maternal grandfather James Smith. Left to cherish his memory are his mother Monica Lovett, brothers Zaahir Lovett, Latrell Edwards and Robert Brown. Step Siblings Naydon Edwards, Ayden, Edwards, and Nia Edwards. Special Aunt and Uncle Virginia Lovett (Matt). God-Mother Cheryl Holder. Big Cousin Sanford James and Jackie McKenzie, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 11 am - 12 pm at the Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, 239 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Funeral Service will begin at the funeral home at 12 pm - 1:30 pm.
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