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Willard Neal Nelson, Jr.

Willard Neal Nelson, Jr.
  • January 12, 1947 - February 25, 2015
  • Kenansville, North Carolina

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“Lauren, I am so sorry for the lose of your Uncle. Praying for you and your family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Sara Bryant - Rose Hill, NC

“Debra, I am sorry for your loss. You have been such a good caretaker for him, and I am sure his last years were more comfortable because of you. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Lisa Russell - Jacksonville, NC


Mr. Willard Neal Nelson, Jr., age 68 of Kenansville, NC, died on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at his residence. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery in Wallace conducted by the Rev. Stephen Rueberg.
Willard is survived by his sister, Debra Nelson Thomas and husband Michael of Rose Hill, NC, a son, Bobby Nelson, a niece Lauren Thomas of Warsaw, NC and his canine companion, Skip.
Willard was born on January 12, 1947 in Georgia to the late Willard Nelson, Sr. and Mildred (Sheffield) Nelson and was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lula Sheffield.
To sign the guest book, go to www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.