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William Sanford Nelson
Birth: Jun. 25, 1940
Barnesboro
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 2009
Fayetteville
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA

SGM William S. "Bill" Nelson, US Army Retired

Mr. Nelson was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy "Louise" Sherry Nelson; and parents, Belford L. Nelson and Marion McAnulty Nelson.
He is survived by children, Sherry Nelson Parent, Tracey Nelson Hill and Sean A. Nelson. Grandchildren, Jessica Eaton Levasa, Amanda Keel Foskett, Jack A. Nelson, Tabitha L. Hill and Taylor L. Hill and great-grandchild, Amadis Grace Levasa.
Mr. Nelson was born in Barnesboro, PA. He was a Vietnam Veteran. Served in the Marine Corps for 3 years and the US Army for 25 yearswhere he retired as Sargent Major. He was a recipient of the Bronze star. After retiring from his military career he worked for the Joint Special Operations Command for 17 years. He enjoyed wood-working in his work shop for many years and assisting his daughters in carrying on the legacy for Lou's Rug Barn as CEO. 
 
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  Dorothy Louise Sherry Nelson (1943 - 2004)
 
Inscription:
Date of birth has been corrected on grave marker to June 25, 1940
 
Burial:
Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery
Spring Lake
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sherry Parent
Record added: Sep 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42542462
William Sanford Nelson
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- Anita Bennich Penn
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Aurora
 Added: May. 13, 2013
Bill was a member of the 218th Military Intelligence Detachment (Airborne)and together we served our country.
- John Gerlosky
 Added: Aug. 28, 2012
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