Roy William Nelson

Roy William Nelson

Birth
Rockvale, Carbon County, Montana, USA
Death 20 May 2003 (aged 99)
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Burial Rockvale, Carbon County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 121072804 · View Source
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Roy Nelson was born on the family farm near Rockvale, MT and attended school in Rockvale. He was the youngest of 10 children.

Roy was 99, when he died at Eagle Cliff Manor in Billings, MT. In 1927, he married Edna Clements in Billings. They farmed in Yellowstone and Carbon counties, until 1954. He was employed by the Yellowstone County Road Department for 17 years. After Edna died, Roy moved to Joliet in 1977 to be closer to family. He lived in his own home, until he was 93, and then moved Eagle Cliff Manor.

He is survived by four children; Louise Harvey, Tom (Joyce) Nelson, Harold Nelson, and Donna Meehan. He also leaves behind 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, one son, Larry, his parents, all of his brothers and sisters, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, May 27, at the Joliet Christian Church. Interment will be in Rockvale Cemetery. Smith Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Joliet Community Center Building Fund.

Information taken from the obituary in the Billings Gazette - May 21, 2003



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 121072804
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy William Nelson (3 Dec 1903–20 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121072804, citing Rockvale Cemetery, Rockvale, Carbon County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Waggykat (contributor 48407627) .