Richard David Nelson, 82, died Monday, November 12, 2012 at his home in Concord.
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He was born on December 3, 1929.
He leaves behind his beloved partner Roseleny Hedderick of Concord; two sons, David Nelson and his wife Paula of Chichester and Marlon Hedderick of Concord; five daughters, Christine Newell and her husband Michael of Belmont, Brenda Nelson of Durham, Sigrid Little and her husband David of Loudon, Marlyn Hedderick of Belmont and Marianne Hedderick of Concord; three sisters Evelyn Nelson of Concord, Joyce Ahern of Concord and May Merchant of Massachusetts; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his little buddy "Charlie".
He was predeceased by his mother Mabel Marshall Nelson and his sister Catherine Kalloch.
A calling hour will be held Friday, November 16, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., at Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Concord. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., followed by a funeral procession to New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen for burial.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dick's memory to Concord-Merrimack County SPCA, 130 Washington Street, Penacook, NH 03303.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements.
Messages of condolence may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Nov. 13, 2012