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Roy Edgar Nelson

May 24, 1944 October 1, 2019
Roy Edgar Nelson
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Obituary for Roy Edgar Nelson

Roy Edgar Nelson, 75, a resident of Dry Fork, passed from this life Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at home surrounded by family and under the care of West Virginia Caring.

Roy was born on Wednesday, May 24, 1944, in Lanesville, a son of the late Edgar E. “Double E” Nelson and Nela Christie Huffman Nelson.

Left to cherish Roy’s memory is one son, Joseph Nelson and companion, Kassidy Easter, grandchildren, Kaden Nelson, Addisyn Gragg and Grayson Gragg, three brothers, Billy Joe Nelson, Burley “Jake” Nelson, and James “Jim” Nelson, all of Dry Fork, three sisters, Mary Smith and Doris Cohen of North Carolina, and Joane Huffman of Elkins, special friends, Charlie and Joy Showalter of Davis and Steve and Darlene Miller of Upper Tract, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Roy in death besides his parents were two brothers, Roscoe Nelson and Donald “Doodle” Nelson, and one sister, Betty Jean Kimble.

Roy attended the schools of Tucker County. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator for over thirty years with Nelson Excavating. He enjoyed farming, riding his side by side, and keeping an eye on his family. He was a member of the Thomas Fairfax Masonic Lodge #174 A.F. & A.M.

Visitation will be held at the Hostetler Funeral Home on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 11am until 1pm, the funeral hour. Rev. Jerry Helmick will officiate, and interment will follow at Nelson Family Cemetery in Dry Fork.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

Oct

11:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
Hostetler Funeral Home

225 Walnut Street
Parsons, WV 26287

Hostetler Funeral Home
225 Walnut Street Parsons 26287 WV
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

5

Oct

1:00 PM 10/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
Hostetler Funeral Home

225 Walnut Street
Parsons, WV 26287

Hostetler Funeral Home
225 Walnut Street Parsons 26287 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Nelson Family Cemetery Final Resting Place

62 Fox Glove Lane
Dryfork, WV 26263

62 Fox Glove Lane Dryfork 26263 WV
United States
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