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Charles Edward Nelson

April 1, 1951 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 70)



Charles Edward Nelson, 70, of Ottawa, WV, departed this life on Saturday, January 8, 2022, from Logan Regional Medical Center in Logan, WV.

Born April 1, 1951, in Boone County, WV, he was the son of the late Quenton Nelson, Sr., and Gertrude Bickers Nelson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Sizemore and Carol Bishop; three brothers, Bobby Nelson, Donald “Hookie” Nelson, and Quenton Nelson, Jr.; his grandmother, Zoma Nelson Collins; one nephew, Joshua Ervin Hawk; and one special friend, Terry Wayne Hicks.

Charles was a coal miner for over 25 years and was employed with Peabody Coal Company until he retired. He was of the Holiness Faith. Charles was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he loved the outdoors. His favorite season was fall. He was also a very talented musician and loved playing music and singing. He often enjoyed getting together with his friends and having jam sessions on the weekends. He will be deeply missed.

Charles is survived by his loving wife, Patsy A. Nelson; his precious daughter, Lulu Nelson; his niece, Bella June Nelson Adams; two sisters and two brothers; his favorite sister, Lois Nelson; his brother-in-law, who was his best buddy, Jackie Hicks; one grandson, Brandon (Emily) Wills; two great-grandsons, Brody and Bryce Wills; one great-granddaughter, Paisley Wills; special friends, Dougie Rex Halstead, Davie Joe Cook, P.T. Craddock, Gregory Hicks, Danny Hicks, and Roger Hicks. Additionally, Charles leaves behind a host of extended family and friends.

At his request, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Patsy Nelson, P.O. Box 136 Ottawa, WV 25149.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Chapmanville, WV.


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