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James Nelson

James Henry Nelson Sr.

Jul 15, 1939 - Sep 16, 2020
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Mr. James H. Nelson "Jimmy", 81, was born July 15, 1939 in Chicago, IL to Harold Nelson and June Kellingsworth. He was called home on September 16, 2020 at his home. Jimmy was a retired plumber who loved working on his truck and playing with his dog Keno. Jimmy was a man with little patience, when he was ready to go he was ready to go. Jimmy loved to sit at home in his chair watching westerns and eating black licorice. Jimmy was proceeded in death by his parents, Harold Nelson and June Kellingsworth; his daughter, Sheila.

Jimmy leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 20 years, Ravas L. Nelson; his children, James Jr., Leslie, Terry, Michael, and Michelle; stepchildren, Shavela, MaeMae and Andrew (Tameika); and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Gwendolyn E.March Jones

Posted at 09:44am
May your heart find comfort knowing that your love one is at home with the Lord
Love Gwendolyn E.March Jones & Family
MW

Mr & Mrs Michael L. Williams

Posted at 06:58pm
In Loving Memory of Mr Jimmy, Old School you will be Miss!!!!! Mr & Mrs Michael Lee Williams and Family
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Michael Hunt

Posted at 07:09pm
Jimmie was a great friend, condolences to his wife Ravas , his children and family, Michale Hunt and Wife Janet
BP

Billy C. Perry

Posted at 12:17am
Thank you for all of the good times we had Mr. Nelson. You were the first person to come out and welcome us to the neighborhood with open arms. The laughs we had sitting on the porch were priceless, and especially the conversations were enjoyed because I always learned something from you.

Although you granted me permission to call you by your first name, my respect level for you wouldn't let me and "MR. NELSON" always came out still after all of our years of knowing each other when addressing you. I'm glad you finally gave up in asking me to, probably because you saw that I was not about to give in to calling you Jimmy.

Rest easy my friend.....I already miss your presence. But good Lord willing and the creek don't rise, we'll sit on the front porch of Heaven and talk again. Thanks for the memories Mr. Nelson.

Billy (BP) Perry
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