Graveside services for Jimmy Ray Nelson will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Pearson Cemetery, Farmerville, LA with Pastor Tom Lowe officiating under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Mr. Nelson was born May 9, 1938 in Whitehead, TX and passed away August 3, 2014 in West Monroe, LA. He loved his God, family, friends, golf, tinkering and his candy.
Jimmy is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sandy Nelson; sons; Jim Eugene Nelson and wife Debbie, William Ray (Bill) Nelson; daughters; Leah Nelson Correro and husband Steve, Rachel Andrea Nelson, Elizabeth Ariana Nelson; 25 grandkids, 29 great-grandkids, 2 great-great grandkids including step-children;brother, O T Nelson; 2 sisters, Betty and Bobbie; Jimmy and his twin sister, Betty were the youngest of 10 children.
Jimmy was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Merrell and Avis; 4 sisters, Opal, Ara, Gaynell and Estelle.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.