Lloyd George Nelson

Carbondale, Illinois

Jan 9, 1953 – Aug 10, 2019


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Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home Obituary

Lloyd was born on January 9, 1953 and passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. He attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA for his undergraduate studies, then to SIUC for his masters in Zoology. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to SI Select to the Lloyd Nelson Scholarship Fund and/or to S.I. Special Olympics.

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It's so hard to grasp that Lloyd is gone; he'll forever be involved somewhere, somehow with softball in southern Illinois. I have fond memories of the years we all played together; looking forward to Thursday nights and weekend tournaments! I wouldn't have played for anyone else! The memories and friendships we formed, will always make me smile! My sincere sympathies go out to Cindy and his MANY close friends; Lloyd's friendly face and demeanor will be sadly missed!!

I am so sorry to have heard this news!! Lloyd was a character, and quite colorful sometimes...He was involved in so many things, but I thought, the most wonderful, was the Special Olympics! For such a TOUGH Exterior, he really was a softy, when it came to that!!! Cindy I hope you recover quickly, from this devastating blow!!! I am truly sorry for your loss!!!