Nathan Lee Buchsenschutz passed away on July 10, 2019 at the age of 64. He was born November 1, 1954 in Hondo to Robert E. L. Buchsenschutz(deceased) and Robbie Neil (Parker) Buchsenschutz (deceased). He was the youngest of three siblings. Nathan was a graduate from Somerset Highschool 1972.
Nathan’s professions included helping to construct the oil pipelines that went through South Texas, working at a paper mill, and as a heavy equipment crane operator to build the Alamodome. Later he owned and operated a waterwell repair business called Pumps, Etc.
Nathan lived life to the fullest. He loved fast cars, motorcycles and airplanes. He hunted, fished, took exemplary photographs and traveled to various destinations. He was an outstanding aircraft pilot having been a member of a flying club at Stinson Airfield piloting a Cessna airplane. He bought and built a Gyrocopter and flew it around South Texas.
Nathan was a loving husband who had a generous soul. He donated to numerous charities in his community. Nathan was a man of God who devoted his life to sharing the word of God to others. He took pride in up-keeping his properties. He was an animal lover who cared deeply about his dogs. His greatest laughter was teaching his wife on how to be a country girl and not a city girl. Nathan and his wife enjoyed taking on new adventures, from climbing windmills and Oak trees, bike rides in the hill country, and traveling to new places. His greatest gift was his wife who he cherished and loved.
Nathan is survived by his loving wife Alma E. M. Buchsenschutz, stepdaughter Melisa Tanner and husband Joseph Tanner, stepdaughter Melinda Tapp and husband Christopher Tapp, stepson Joe Velasquez and wife Dazery Velasquez, stepdaughters Cassondra Garcia and Shaylen Garcia. Along with numerous grandchildren. Sister, Sherry Orsak and niece Kami Orsak Green and husband Jordan, sister Karen Longoria and husband Tony, nephew Jon Longoria USAF Tech Sgt, great nieces Sophia and Giada Longoria, along with numerous family members and friends.
Nathan will be missed dearly by his family and friends. Nathan will be remembered by being a Man of God.
Visitation will be conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Wednesday, July 17 from 2-9 p.m., with family receiving friends from 5-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. followed by interment at the Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.