Darrell E. Nelson, 66, of Orange died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, in Orange. He was born July 13, 1943, to Gerald and Mabel (Anderson) Nelson.
Survivors include his wife, Melinda; sons, William and Marte, both of Orange; brother, Richard and his wife, Alice Anderson, of San Diego; sisters, Geraldine (Nelson) Vinzant of Bertrand and Gloria Way of Lexington, Neb.; and 11 nieces and nephews.
He graduated with the class of 1961 at Lexington High School. He retired after 40 years with the Orange U.S. Post Office.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Ardith and Tom Tomes; brothers-in-law, George Vinzant and Raymond Way; and nephews Joel Tomes and Kevin Way.
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