May 6, 1931 - Jan 22, 2013 HARRAH Robert John Nelson, age 81, of Harrah, OK, was born on May 6, 1931, in Evanston, Illinois. He was the son of Robert G. and Josephine (Wanstrath) Nelson. He left this life on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, in Oklahoma City, OK. Robert married Paula Jackson on October 4, 1958. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 20 years. Robert also worked at the Oklahoma City Water Department and the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the Postal Workers Union, and his hobbies included horses and sports. Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Paula; and one grandson, Robert Littleton. Survivors include his two daughters: Theresa Nelson, Oklahoma City, OK; Susanne Littleton, Shawnee, OK; two grandchildren, Cliff and Amber Littleton; three great-grandchildren, Cierra, Clifford and Gabe; and many other relatives and friends. The family suggests that memorials may be made to the
. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2013, at the Memory Lane Cemetery, Harrah, OK. Services are under the direction of Smith~Parks Funeral Service in Harrah, OK. A guest book is available to share your memories online. Please visit: www.smithparks.com www.smithparks.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 23, 2013