But even at that moment, Nathan's dad says he felt a sense of peace.
“From the very beginning from when he was laid out on the field I knew he was going to heaven. He was going to heaven,” Ron Stiles said. “We knew he was going to heaven and it’s such a comfortable feeling.”
Their faith has always been the centerpiece of the Stiles family. Connie says faith was the centerpiece of Nathan’s life.
“Nathan lived a good life, he was such a faithful follower and a good servant,” Connie remembers.
So it was not surprising to the Stiles to see many of Nathan’s friends decide to follow his ways after his death.