10454324 300x300 2vet ffffffCENTRAL CITY, KY., — James Robert Nelson, 75, of Central City passed away at his residence on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:35pm after a lengthy illness. Mr. Nelson was born September 19, 1942 in Mt. Vernon, IL. He retired from the United States Army after 25 years of service. He was also retired from TVA Labor Union and was a PACS driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Earl and Lula Nelson, first wife Marilyn Sue Nelson, and second wife Delois Nelson.

He is survived by his son Karl ‘Tony’ (Valerie) Nelson of Central City, daughter Rebecca (Mike) McConnell of Edinboro, PA, sisters Ida Nell Duncan and Karen Kittinger, both of South Carrollton, step-sons Troy Wilson, Sean Wilson, and Issac Wilson, 5 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10am at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Bro. Leslie Duncan officiating, assisted by Tony Nelson. Burial in Nelson Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday after 5pm at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com

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