George Kimball Nelson

George Kimball Nelson

Thatcher, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Death 1 Feb 2009 (aged 91)
Honeyville, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Burial Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 33722721 · View Source
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HONEYVILLE – George Kimball Nelson, 91, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at his sister's home in Honeyville.

He was born on July 18, 1917, in Thatcher, Ariz., a son of Thomas George and Alice Ann Kimball Nelson.

Kimball was reared and educated in Tucson, Ariz. He attended BYU and graduated from the University of Arizona receiving Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Education.

Kimball married Joyce Eleanor Prusia on June 11, 1943, in the Mesa Arizona Temple. She preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 1972. He married Rhea May Wooton on Dec. 21, 1972, in the Oakland LDS Temple. She preceded him in death on Jan. 21, 2001.

Kimball served three LDS missions for the church, in the Southern States Mission, in the Oakland Temple Visitor Center and in the Hartford Connecticut Mission.

He was an Eagle Scout and was always active in Scouting.

Kimball was a school teacher at Mesa High School teaching agriculture, science, geology, astronomy and meteorology.

He was very active in family history and in organizing the Price William Nelson family organization and served as president for many years.

He enjoyed photography, farming, hunting and fishing.

Surviving are six children: Caroline Blake, Ruth Stucki, Cheryl Ferris, Robin Ashton, Peter Nelson, Carol Nielsen; 23 grandchildren; 49 greatgrandchildren; and seven great-greatgrandchildren, two brothers, Dean Nelson, Delbert Nelson; four sisters, Olive Brown, Ann Taylor, Ruth Nelson, Elaine Tolman.

He was preceded in death by his two wives, three brothers and two sisters.

The family would like to say thank you to Lindsay Scott for her helpful and compassionate care.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m., at the Honeyville 2nd Ward Chapel, 2620 West 6980 North.

Family will greet friends on Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City and on Saturday at the church from 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Interment will be in the Heber City Cemetery.

You may email condolences to the family at www.gilliesfuner -

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