HALIFAX — Eddie Ray Nelson, 77, of Halifax died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
Eddie a native of Bladen County was the son of the late Sam Pete and Myrtice Adams Nelson, and was also preceded in death by his son Donald Ray Nelson.
Eddie was a veteran serving his country in the United States Army. He was retired from the NC State prison system.
He is survived by his daughter Susan Nelson and her, husband Phillip Howell, his sisters, Doris Shaver and husband, Hubert of Clarkton, and Mary Ellen Stanton of Florida, his brother Thomas Nelson and his wife, Lorraine of Fayetteville.
A memorial service will held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation services in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. Rick Gaskins officiating.
Interment will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the White Plains Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Clarkton.
The family will receive friends following the services.
The flag in front of the funeral home flies at half-staff in honor his services to his Country.