Russell Edgar Nelson, 75, of Hillsville, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ila Gardner Nelson.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Nelson of the home; daughter, Angie Reece of Dublin; son, Ricky Nelson of Woodlawn; sisters, Vernie Largen of Hillsville and Nancy King of Collinsville; brothers and sister-in-law, Maynard Nelson of Salem and Jimmy and Barbara Nelson of Collinsville; grandchildren and spouse, Justin and Jessica Reece of Pulaski, Travis Reece of Radford, Garrett Nelson of Woodlawn and Ruston Nelson of Woodlawn; great-grandchildren, Hailey Reece and Gavin Reece; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Bays officiating. Burial followed in the Nelson Cemetery. The family received friends on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the Nelson family.
1035 N MAIN ST P.O. BOX 145
Hillsville, VA 24343-0145
Published in Galax Gazette from May 31 to June 2, 2013