William  Nelson
William Nelson

June 20, 1925 - November 28, 2016
Born in Nellis, West Virginia
Resided in Denver, CO
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William Nelson, of Denver, Colorado, passed away November 28, 2016. Bill is preceded in death by his loving wife, Jane E. (Dellinger) Nelson and his daughter, Belinda Watson. He is survived by his daughters Christina, Angela and Pamela Nelson and his beloved grandchildren.

Bill was born June 20, 1925 to parents Corbett Nelson and Ella Faye Eastep in the coal mining town of Nellis, West Virginia; he was extremely proud of his roots and his coal mining heritage. Bill proudly served his country during WWII as a Marine and retired from the military after serving in the Army Reserves. He worked for Gates Rubber Company in Denver for many years. He will be dearly missed by all.

A Viewing will be held Wednesday, December 7 from 9:00am to 12:00pm, followed by a Funeral Service at 12:00 Horan & McConaty, 1091 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80246. Burial will be held at 2:15pm, Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80235, Shelter "C". Please arrive at or before 2:00pm at Staging Area "C". Military Honors will be rendered by the United States Marine Corp and The Honor Bell Foundation.

Memorial donations are gratefully accepted for the American Stroke Association at www.strokeassociation.org.

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Horan & McConaty - Colorado
1091 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO US 80246
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Funeral Service
Horan & McConaty - Colorado
1091 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO US 80246
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Shelter "C"
3698 South Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, CO US 80235
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
2:15 PM
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American Stroke Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX US 75231