Ronald Laverne Nelson

Ronald Laverne Nelson, 79, of Monroe, N.C., passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. He was born in Jamestown, N.Y., on Feb., 8, 1939, to the late Clifford Nelson and Evelyn Bingham.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Gordon Funeral Service at 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, NC 28112, with the Rev. Dr. Chris Baucom officiating.

Mr. Nelson is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia; and two sons, Andrew Nelson, wife, Marianne of Summerville, S.C,m and Lee Nelson, wife, Courtney of Lithia, Fla. He is also survived by one brother, Timothy Nelson of Nettles Island, Fla.; and two sisters, Diane Eddy, of Nettles Island, Fla., and Cindy Canfield, husband, James of Jamestown, N.Y.; and 10 grandchildren.

Online Condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneral

Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the Nelson family.