Virgil Harold Nelson, 79, of
Harold was born
Harold was a member and Deacon of the
Harold was a semi-professional tinkerer/piddler. He enjoyed yard work, pets, ice cream, and family dinners.
He retired from Mid States Rubber after 46 years. He continued his work career at Alexander Funeral Homes for an additional 10 years. He also volunteered at
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Leona Faye (Herrin) Nelson of Evansville; daughters, Yonetta Sollman and husband, Mike of Ft. Branch, Tawana Poston and husband, Jim of Evansville, Yalanda Kappert and husband, Mike of Evansville; sisters, Lucille Morehead, Betty Woodruff, Nancy Woodruff, Martha McCollum; brothers, Rex Nelson, Larry Nelson, Bill Nelson; five grandchildren, Brandy Garrett, Candice Poston-Smith, Benjamin Sollman, Jessica Kappert, Taylor Kappert; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Roxie Nelson; and brothers, Earl Nelson, Halbert Nelson, and Mario Nelson.
Funeral services were at
Visitation was Sunday with a Masonic Service at by the Ft. Branch Lodge 696 and Monday from until service time at Alexander North Chapel.