Baseball lost a wonderful person and ambassador for our sport when Nathan Drewes lost his life last Tuesday, 30th April 2019, in a single vehicle accident. Nathan was kind, polite, generous and always willing to help you out. He always had a smile on his face and had a great passion for baseball – he was a talented baseball player as well as a passionate Coach.
He will be greatly missed by his family – Mum – Tracey and sisters Beth and Sarah.
As reported by the Courier Mail: “PATRICK BILLINGS, The Courier-Mail, May 1, 2019 3:44pm
TOOWOOMBA is in mourning after the loss of a young man with “the biggest heart”. Nathan Drewes, 21, was killed when his rigid truck crashed at Ravensbourne west of Brisbane yesterday morning.
Nathan was the sole occupant when the truck veered down a steep embankment on the Esk /Hampton Road and collided with trees about 8.30am.
His mother Tracey Drewes said Nathan was a “much loved son and brother”. “Nathan had the biggest heart,” she told the Courier Mail.
“He was a kid that took everybody under his wing. He was a wonderful brother to his two sisters.
“Everybody that knew Nathan loved Nathan.”
Toowoomba Rangers Baseball Club president Daryl Luchterhand said the tragedy had devastated the close knit club. Nathan had been playing and coaching with the Rangers since he was 11.”
Nathan’s service will be Friday 17th at 11.30am at All Seasons Function Centre – 302 North Street Toowoomba QLD 4350 (Sacred Heart Church Complex Cnr Tor and North Streets).
His wake will be at 1.30pm at Middle Ridge Golf Club.