HJ518: Celebrating the life of Nathaniel Cridlin.


Offered January 13, 2021
Prefiled December 28, 2020
Celebrating the life of Nathaniel Cridlin.
Patrons-- Kilgore; Senator: Pillion

WHEREAS, Nathaniel Cridlin of Jonesville, a highly admired educator and youth athletics coach, died on October 17, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Nathaniel “Nat” Cridlin earned a bachelor’s degree from Clinch Valley College, now the University of Virginia’s College at Wise; and

WHEREAS, Nat Cridlin pursued a career as a teacher in Southwest Virginia and worked for Lee County Public Schools for more than three decades, supporting and inspiring countless young people; and

WHEREAS, outside of the classroom, Nat Cridlin coached the Lee High School golf team to a state championship victory in 1990; and

WHEREAS, Nat Cridlin also served the community as the owner and operator of Subway franchise locations in Jonesville and Pennington Gap; and

WHEREAS, Nat Cridlin will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 28 years, Tammy; his mother, Gladys; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Nathaniel Cridlin, a highly admired member of the Lee County community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Nathaniel Cridlin as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.