GRAHAM - Mr. John Lee Nelms, 66, of 3299 Patriot Place, Graham, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:47 p.m.
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Born in Nashville, N.C., he was the husband of Nancy Wiggin Nelms, who survives and the son of the late Jim Nick Nelms and Lettie Baker Nelms, who survives. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Burlington Mechanical Contractors.
In addition to his wife of the home and mother of Nashville, N.C., survivors include two sons, Brian Keith Moore of Wilson, N.C. and Jonathan Brent Nelms of Graham; two brothers, Lonnie Ray Nelms and Ronald Earl Nelms, both of Nashville, N.C.; and a grandchild, Brianna Moore of Wilson.
A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at 3 p.m. by the Rev. Bruce Brown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads Baptist Church, 3216 Orange Grove Road, Hillsborough, N.C. 27278.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Rich and Thompson Funeral Service and Crematory
207 E. Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Published in TheTimesNews.com from May 23 to May 24, 2013