Born: June 14, 1948 - Deceased: June 4, 2020
Jimmy D. Nelson, 71, of O’Fallon IL, born in Dallas TX, June 14,1948 and passed away on June 4, 2020 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.
Jimmy served in the Navy Submarine service for 4 years. He joined the Air Force; served in hospital administration in Goose Bay, Labrador and Ellsworth AFB, SD. He cross-trained into the computer field and was assigned to Scott AFB, IL, where he met his wife, Rosan. He retired after 20 years service as a Technical Sergeant computer programmer.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Carl & Katherine (Lucky) Nelson
- Mark Nelson
- Susan Nelson
Survived by his:
- Wife of 39 years: Rosan
- Brother: Stuart Nelson
- Children by previous marriage
- Danielle Austin
- Jeremy Nelson
- Christian Nelson
- Shawn Nelson
- 7 grandchildren
- numerous other family and friends
Services: Funeral procession will leave Kurrus Funeral Home at 10:15 am on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 for 11:00 am service with Military Honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis MO. By Jimmy’s request cremation was held.
Jimmy will be remembered for his humor, great laugh, and loving disposition.