Billy Titus Nelson,
72, of Kingwood, Texas passed away February 4th at Kingwood Medical Center.
Bill was born to Geraldine Titus and Billy W. Nelson on July 10, 1940 in Paris, Texas.
His family moved to Houston in 1954 where he graduated from Lamar High School in 1959. He attended The University of Oklahoma where he was a Pi Kappa Alpha and became a Sooner fan for life. His degree in Petroleum Engineering took him to Hobbs, New Mexico where he began his career with Conoco, met his wife, and started his family. He was well respected in his field and retired from El Paso Production in 2010. His grandchildren were the light of his life.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Patricia Ann Nelson, daughter, Mitzie Nelson Shirley and husband Ransome, along with their children Jordan and Nicholas of Kingwood. Daughter Kristen Nelson Lauro and her children Nelson and Paris of Dallas. His sister, Susanne Nelson McClean and her Children Allison Daughtry and Darby Suman of Houston. His brother, Barry Nelson and wife Kareen, with their children Paige and Graham of Pleasanton, California.
A casual service celebrating Bill's life will be held at Kingwood Funeral Home at 22800 Hwy 59 N, Kingwood, TX 77339 on Friday February 8th between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 7, 2013.