Funeral for Nathan Laurie, 43, of White Settlement were held on Aug. 2 at Birchman Baptist Church with Chaplain Harry Mayes officiating the service.

Following the funeral, a procession took Mr. Laurie to Greenwood Memorial Park, where his casket was transferred to a horse-drawn carriage which was led into the cemetery accompanied by bagpipers. He then received military honors from the U.S. Marine Corps color guard.

Pallbearers were Chief Daniel Chisholm, Lt. Avin Carter, Sgt. Christopher Spieldenner, Sgt. Steve de Cento, Sgt. Rick Schoon and Sgt. Chuck Stewart. Honorary pallbearers were remaining staff of the River Oaks Police Department. He died on July 29.

Nathan was born Nov. 10, 1960, in Visalia, Calif. He was a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He had worked for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department. In 2002, he joined the River Oaks Police Department. Nathan was an avid outdoorsman. Survivors include his wife, Shirlene Laurie; sons, Nicholas Laurie and Bryan Laurie and wife, Sue; daughter, Katy Laurie; son, Chris Cook and wife, Cameron and their son, Benjamin, all of White Settlement; grandchildren, Jeffrey Kennedy, Zoe Laurie and Ethan Evans; sister, Sabrina Robinson of California; and mother, Shirley Winters.

Arrangements were under the direction of Greenwood Funeral Home, Fort Worth, Texas.

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