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William Robert Nelson

February 5, 1930 - October 5, 2016

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William Nelson
February 5, 1930 - October 5, 2016
William Nelson passed away October 5, 2016 at St. Mary's Reginal Medical Center, he was 86.
Bill was born on February 5, 1930 in LaFollette, Tennessee from the union of William Jasper and Alice Nelson. He married Merlene Nelson and she preceded him in death. He was a retired truck driver and lived in the Grand Junction and Fruita area for 50 years. Bill was a member and Deacon at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, crafting traveling, hiking and working with his church family.

William Nelson
February 5, 1930 - October 5, 2016
William Nelson passed away October 5, 2016 at St. Mary's Reginal Medical Center, he was 86.
Bill was born on February 5, 1930 in LaFollette, Tennessee from the union of William Jasper and Alice Nelson. He married Merlene Nelson and she preceded him in death. He was a retired truck driver and lived in the Grand Junction and Fruita area for 50 years. Bill was a member and Deacon at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, crafting traveling, hiking and working with his church family.
Bill leaves behind a son, Dale (Denise) Nelson of Grand Junction, Colorado; a daughter, Billi Young of Converse, Texas; and a step-daughter, Bonnie Lynn McFarlan; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Martin Mortuary. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Murr officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Bill's name may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 395 31 5/8 Road, Clifton, CO 81504
Friends and family may leave their condolences at www.martinmortuary.com