William M. Nelson
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NEWARK: A funeral service for William Michael Nelson will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N 21st Street, Newark with Pastor Wes Humble presiding. Interment will follow at Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends and acquaintances 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Nelson, age 56, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. He was born February 21, 1958 in Newark and was a 1975 graduate of Newark High School. Bill attended the State of Ohio Fire Academy and COTC training as an Emergency Medical Technician. He served as a firefighter-EMT on the Mary Ann Township Volunteer Fire Department and for many years held numerous offices including Treasurer. He was retired from Holophane.
Bill is survived by his adopted son Trent Smith; brothers and sisters Russell (Becky) Nelson of TN, Linda (Jack) Davis of CO, John (Sandy) Nelson of Newark and Tim (Angel) Nelson of CO.; aunt Cookie Tate as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents Susan and Thurman Stapleton and a sister Margaret Nelson.
On-line condolences to the family may be sent via www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com by clicking Obituaries/guestbook entry.
Published in the Advocate on Mar. 18, 2014
Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055