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John Nelson

John Paul Nelson Sr.

Saturday, October 8th, 1932 - Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Obituary

John Paul Nelson Sr., 86 of Mt. Gay, WV departed this life Sunday, August 18, 2019 at his home.

He was born October 8, 1932 at Mt. Gay to the late Fred and Emma Nelson. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by four sisters, Ethel, Ruby, Molly, and Virginia; and one brother, Wetzel Nelson.

John was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, June Nelson; four sons, John “P.J.” Nelson of Cora, James (Maggie) Nelson of Lake, Daniel (Cynthia) Nelson of Cora, and Matthew (Kellie) Nelson of Boone County, WV; seven grandchildren, Katherine (Silas) Saylor, Victoria (Hank) Nelson, Chris Nelson, Jeffrey Nelson, Johnathon Nelson, Trevon Nelson, and Braxton Nelson; 3 great-grandchildren, Colton and Levi Saylor, and Gracelynn Atwell; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Ceburn Blankenship officiating.

Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com

Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    Address
    169 Forest Lawn Cemetery Road
    PECKS MILL, WV 25547
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Cebern Blankenship
  • Interment

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    Address
    169 Forest Lawn Cemetery Road
    PECKS MILL, WV 25547
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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John and James, Remember your Dad as a kind man and he love you very much. Take care, Bill Wilcox
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Love and prayers for June and the rest of the family, Love Sylvia and Sherry
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