Nathan McPhee, 44, of Carter, SD passed away on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021. Funeral service were held on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Winner United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Winner City Cemetery.
Nathan was born on July 30th, 1976 to James and Patricia (Schilling) McPhee in Winner, SD. He was the youngest of 4 children. He grew up on his family’s farm in Winner, SD.
After graduating from high school, he moved to Colorado, where he worked at the Sweet Buffalo Ranch, before moving back to South Dakota. Once back in South Dakota, he worked at various jobs, including Butler Machinery and Ferguson Farms.
Nathan married the love of his life Amber (Rowe), in Cancun, on November 12, 2004. To this union one daughter, Ashlynn Ann, was born on September 25, 2005. In 2005, they made their home on the family farm. This is where Nathan found his true calling of farming and ranching with his father-in-law.
Family was very important to Nathan. Ashlynn was the light of his life. As a family, they enjoyed activities such as camping, hunting, running to sporting events, and riding motorcycle. Nathan and Amber enjoyed many miles together on their Harley. This was something they looked forward to every summer. Nathan had an outstanding personality; therefore, he built many friendships.
Nathan is survived by his loving wife, Amber and daughter, Ashlynn. The loving son of James and Patricia; one brother, Matt McPhee; two sisters, Jamie McPhee and Jody Keegan. His in-laws, Doug and Bonita Rowe; sister-in-law, Autumn (Mark) Tucker; brother-in-law’s, Ryan (Shaneyl) Rowe; Kelly Keegan; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by grandparents, Melba and George Schilling; William and Margaret McPhee; Keith Rowe; and a nephew Chalan Hedman.