William J Nelson Jr. (1959 - 2018)

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Nikiski resident William J. Nelson, Jr., 58, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.

The family will be scattering his ashes 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Charlie Young's beach in Kihei, Maui.

Willy was born Aug. 30, 1959 in Savannah, Georgia. He moved to Alaska in 2009 and worked for ASRC on Alaska's North Slope.

The family wrote, "Everyone knew him as Willy. He was very energetic and full of life. Everyone who met him just loved him. He was always the life of the party and he will be surely missed. His words he lived by…Live Aloha Always – Love Hawaiian."

Willy was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and William Nelson.

He is survived by his wife, Charleen Nelson of Kahului, Maui; daughter, Rochelle Rodriguez Nelson of Waianae, Oahu; and sons, William "Bulla" Nelson of Reno, Nev., William "Willy Boy" nelson of Waimanalo, Oahu, and Michah Tucker of Kahului, Maui.

Condolences may be sent to his family at P.O. Box 2607, Kenai, AK 99611.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
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Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Aug. 28, 2018