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Nelson High

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LAURINBURG — Nelson High, 83, passed away on April 28, 2016 at Scotland Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial following in Rogers Cemetery.

Nelson was born May 16, 1932 in Scotland County, a son of the late Fuller and Cleavie Williams High. He retired after 44 years of service from J.P. Stevens. He loved to read, clean and work in his yard and woods. He also enjoyed studying the history of Laurinburg.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Magalene Todd High of their home, sons Eddie High and James "Pee Wee" High of Laurinburg, his daughter Susan High Britt and husband Claude Richard Britt of Laurinburg, sisters Rachel Britt of Laurinburg and Betty Garcia of California, grandchildren Jamie Hinson of Rockingham, Joey Watson Mataxis of Raleigh, and Christopher Riles of Sumter, South Carolina, great-grandchildren Autum, Madisyn, and Ethan Hinson, his nieces and nephews, and canine buddies Blackie, Coco, Brownie and Paco.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.


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Richard Boles Funeral Service
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 291-0066
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2016