Robert E. NELSON
1932 - 2015
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NELSON, Robert E.
Robert E Nelson, of Tequesta and the Villages, FL, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015. He was born in Yonkers, NY on May 18, 1932. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Patricia Ford Nelson, and he is survived by his wife of 3 years, Joyce McMullen.
Robert retired as a Captain after 31 years of service in the Navy. He was a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, Elks, and the Wings of Gold, and he had a passion for cruises, travel and aviation.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Pamela (Forrest) Fenton; his son, Eric (Victoria) Nelson; his grandchildren, Dustin Fenton, Tara Woodworth, Breanna Nelson, and Kallie Nelson; his brothers, Edwin Nelson, and Jon Nelson; and his great-grandchildren, Lennox, Kelyn, Evan, and Kason.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 29 from 3:00-5:00pm at Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center, 1112 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458. A service will be held on Friday, October 30 at 11:00am at Riverside Memorial Park, 19351 SE County Line Road, Tequesta, FL 33469. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2015.
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November 4, 2015
Uncle Bob, There is a place in my heart, where the sun is shining, there is love and laughter, and that's where I will remember you. Bri
Brian Allen
October 28, 2015
Sending you peace, love and comfort. Our deepest sympathy.
Jackie Pankraz
October 28, 2015
Capt. Bob will be missed
My sympathy to all of you.
October 28, 2015
I am going to miss my father-in-law very much! He was a generous, kind, fun-loving person who found adventure in everything he did. He will be greatly missed. Love, Vicki
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