RANGER, W.Va. — Edward Allen Nelson, 48 of Ranger, departed this life Thursday, August 29, 2013, at his residence.
Born January 13, 1965, in West Hamlin, he was a son of Wandell and Lettie Mae Nelson of Ranger. Also preceding him in death were his grandparents, Ed and Mae Nelson and Con and Evie Lambert.
Allen was a member of the Ranger Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family and talking about the Lord.
Additionally, those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Gloria Neace Nelson; two daughters, Brianna Nicole and Kaylin Noelle, both of Ranger; one sister, Robin Nelson of Ranger, and two brothers, Robert "Bob" Nelson and Steve (Kim) Nelson.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, at Freeman Funeral Home with David "Boone" Lambert officiating. Burial will follow at the Nelson Cemetery at Ranger.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Dwayne Lambert, John Lambert, Everett Hartley, Frankie Williamson, Keith Neace and Jeremy Neace.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Nelson and Steven Nelson.
Freeman Funeral Home of Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.