John Davis Nelson Sr., 81, of Lebanon Junction, died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Nalley Nelson; and two sons, Eddie Nelson and Tony L. Nelson Sr.
He is survived by three sons, John D. Nelson Jr. of New Haven, Perry M. Nelson Sr. of Taylorsville and Rick L. Nelson of Burlington; three daughters, Tabitha Walter of Patrick Springs, Va., Samantha Foster of Lebanon Junction and Marie Nelson of Louisville; a sister, Margie Fergueson of Louisville; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Bardstown Junction Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Harrison officiating. Burial was in St. Clare Catholic Church Cemetery. Visitation was from 1-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the church.