In mid Aug the snowmobile and off-road community lost one of the brightest supporters, Nate Blaylock. Nate has spent the last while as Klim’s marketing-promotions manager and has been a great advocate for the snowmobile community.
Below is a copy of his obituary and a link to some more info about Nate and a place where you can go to donate to his family.
On a personal note, the snowmobile community is filled with good people. Nate was one of the truly great ones. We send our condolences out to his family and close friends. We as snowmobilers are better for having known and associated with Nate. God Bless.
Nathan Lee Blaylock, 33, of Idaho Falls, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Nate was born Jan. 27, 1978, in Ogden, Utah, to Danny Levi Blaylock and Sharrie Diane Atkinson. He grew up in Washington Terrace, Utah. He graduated from Bonneville High School and attended Weber State University. He was an Eagle Scout. He served a full-time proselyting mission to Tampa, Fla., from 1997 to 1999, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He married Holly Marie Evans on Oct. 26, 2004, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. They made their home in Idaho Falls where Nate worked as a marketing-promotions manager at KLIM Company.
Nate was passionate about politics. He loved automobiles, dirt bikes and snowmobiling. He enjoyed photography, camping and spending time outdoors. He was a varsity scout coach. Most of all, he loved spending time with his wife and children.
Survivors include his wife, Holly; sons, Parker, Joshua and Ethan; and daughter, Grace. Also surviving are his parents, Danny and Sharrie Blaylock of Washington Terrace; brothers, Jacob (Amy) Blaylock of Rexburg and Christopher Blaylock of Washington Terrace; sisters, Jennifer (Richard) Jones of Roy, Utah, and Malinda (Jason) Pehrson of Logan, Utah; and grandmother, Mary Atkinson of Roy.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Emery Atkinson; and grandparents, Angus and Vilate Blaylock.
Funeral services were be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Idaho Falls LDS Crestwood Ward, 1925 E. 49th South, with Bishop Sheldon Dance officiating. There were no visitations. Burial was in Ammon Cemetery under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, 963 S. Ammon Rd.