Nate graduated from Oxford Area High School class of 1961 where he excelled in Business, played saxophone in the school band and participated in sports. He went to Goldey-Beacom College.
In 1963, Nate worked at Chrysler Corp in Newark De. He worked as an assembler, security officer, member of the U.A.W. and United Plant Guards serving as financial secretary and shop steward. He retired in May 1999. He worked at Moccasin Run Golf Course as a ranger until June 2018.
Nate was an award winning golfer and bowler. He was a member of the Birdie Club. He was club champion 2 years and served as financial secretary.