Robert Lee Nelson

Eastland- Robert Lee Nelson, 75 of Eastland, passed away Tuesday March 12, 2019.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Acker
Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, 6~8 p.m. at Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland.

Robert was born in Wichita Falls, TX December 20, 1943 to Cecil Monroe and Jonnie (Winkles) Nelson.  He married Sue Hallmark on July 10, 1964 in Eastland.  Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and singing with his friends and family.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother; his brother, Jack Nelson; sisters, Wanda Vernon, Melba Kidd, and Juanell Frisinger.

He is survived by his wife, Sue (Hallmark) Nelson; his children, Loretta Elmore & husband Travis, Kevin Nelson & fiancé Chrissy Borchord, Kimberly Keith & husband Darrell, and Garlan Nelson & fiancé Nancy Medina; his sisters, Betty Beaty, and Sue Thomas; brother, Melvin Nelson; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.

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5 Responses to "Robert Lee Nelson"

  1. Keli Bruton   March 15, 2019 at 12:26 AM

    I am so grateful and blessed to have met Uncle Robert when Darrel Dickey and I came to their home after the Reunion in 2018. May God bring peace and comfort to Sue knowing Uncle Robert is in Heaven watching over her every day. All our Love, Darrel & Keli❤❤❤

  2. Sammy Dickey   March 14, 2019 at 9:28 AM

    I will be Praying for all the family to be comforted by our Lord. I’m sorry but I can not be there! As kids me and Robert were close. I love Him.

  3. Kathy Dickey   March 14, 2019 at 6:34 AM

    Prayers for Peace and Comfort I still consider all of yall my Family sorry I cant be there but just know I will be Praying for all of you Big Hugs

  4. Gary Kidd   March 14, 2019 at 6:21 AM

    So sorry for your loss Robert was a character, always funny. I enjoyed going to his house and eating sandwich’s and drinking sweet tea and coffee we would talk for hours

  5. Gloria Clark   March 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM

    I’m so sorry for yalls loss. He was a good man, I remember hanging out with him and he was so much fun to be around we called him Red. He will be missed by so many.