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Ted Allen Nelms, Sr.

March 15, 1952 ~ December 6, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Ted Allen Nelms, Sr. Obituary


Ted Allen Nelms, Sr., 71, of Chapmanville, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at his residence.

He was born March 15, 1952, at Columbus, OH, a son of the late Eugene and June Smith Nelms.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Nelms; and his twin brother, Ned Allen Nelms.

Ted was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who served his country with distinction as a medic, a role that exemplified his lifelong commitment to caring for others. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed nature. He also had a passion for working on small engines and rebuilding computers, skills in which he greatly took pride in. Ted was a cherished father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, and he will be profoundly missed.

Ted is survived by his four children, Patricia Renee Nelms of Georgetown, SC, Ted Allen Nelms, II, of Conway, SC, Jeremy Daniel Nelms of Charlotte, NC, and Jeri Michelle Nelms of Little River, SC; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Chuck Nelms, Larry Nelms, Greg Nelms, and Mark Nelms; two sisters, Debbie Barr and Susie Maynard; and one special niece, Melissa Davis-Pauley. Additionally, Ted leaves behind many nieces and nephews along with a host of extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held Friday, December 8, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home at Chapmanville, WV.

To honor Ted’s wishes, his remains will be cremated following the visitation.

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


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December 8, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

To honor his wishes, he will be cremated following the visitation.


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