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May 7, 2014

John Nelson

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — John Nelson, 71, of Pleasant View Road, London, Ky., passed away Thursday, Thursday, May 1, 2014,  at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin.

Born Sept. 11, 1942 in Jackson County, Ky., he was the son of the late Tom Nelson and Lucy Napier Nelson.

He was a dry wall hanger and finisher and of the Christian faith.

He is survived by six children, Johnny J. Nelson, Eldon Wesley Nelson, and Joby Nora Oakley all of London, Ronnie Cam Nelson of Corbin, Tammy Lucille Sapienza of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Jeanette Marie Nelson of Baltimore, Md.;. two brothers, Cam Samuel Nelson and Eldon Nelson both of London; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, William Earl Nelson, Herman Nelson and T.J. Nelson; and two sisters, Marie Joyce Nelson and Lily Nelson.

Funeral service for John Nelson was conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 5 in London Funeral Home chapel with Donald Sims officiating.

Burial followed at the Cunnagin Cemetery in Jackson County, Ky.

Pallbearers were Steven Nelson, Michael Nelson, Shawn Nelson, J.T. Nelson, Johnny Nelson and Eric Sapienza.

 The family received friends from 12 noon Monday, until the 2 p.m. funeral hour.

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