Edwin R. Nelson (1939 - 2016)

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Edwin R. Nelson, 77, of DuBois, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in DuBois.
He was born on June 27, 1939, in DuBois, the son of the late George and Minnie (Bruce) Nelson.
Ed was a graduate of Sandy High School.
He went on to serve in the United States Army for 27½ years.
On April 29, 2000, he married Valerie (Chittester) Nelson. She survives.
He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the Hickory Grange #1285, Sabula Fire Company, Masons, Valley of Coudersport, Sigel Sportsman Club, the American Legion and President of Hormtown Rifle Club.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and riding his motorcycle.
Ed is survived by his two children, Brian and his wife Kathryn Nelson of DuBois and Vicki (Kevin Murray) Nelson of DuBois; two granddaughters, Karley and Olivia Nelson of DuBois; two brothers, Martin and Joseph Nelson of DuBois; and two sisters, Dorothy Hoover and Mimi Chittester of DuBois.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepson, Larry Roy; and brother, George Nelson.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois, with the Rev. John White Officiating. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at the funeral home. An additional hour of viewing will be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hahne Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801; Sabula United Methodist Church, 259 Kilmer Road, Dubois, PA 15825; or to the .
Online tributes can be made at www.mohneyyargarfuneralchapel.com.
Published in The Courier Express on Oct. 9, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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