Mr. Robert Byron Nelson, age 92, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021. He was born in Muskegon, MI on March 23, 1929 to Robert & Agnes (Larson) Nelson and served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He married the former Lora M. "Mac" Hadley on July 8, 1950. Mr. Nelson had been employed at Shaw Walker. He worked in the mail room and after 40 years retired as Vice President of Manufacturing. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working, carving, blacksmithing and spending time with his family.
children, Pat (Marty) Greene, Bruce (Joy) Nelson & Paula (Bill) Davidson; grandchildren, Stacie (Peter) Golaszewski of GA, Christy (Stefan) Schachtell of WA, Kim (Roy) Deadman of London, England, Kate Durbin of VA, Kara (Andrew) Roman of Grand Rapids, Olivia Davidson of Chicago; great grandchildren, Jack & Ford Golaszewski, Ohtli Schachtell, Freya Deadman, Atlas Durbin & Octavia Schachtell; siblings, Ray (Barb) Nelson, David (Ruthann) Nelson, Linda (Jim) Brigham & Carl (Marion) Nelson; cousin, Ken (Jeanie) Larson; many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wife, Lora "Mac" Nelson on March 3, 2020, brothers, Duane Nelson, Gerald Nelson & Bill Kamen.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Monday, December 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior to the service at Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon. MEMORIAL: Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore. Please visit www.clockfuneralhome.com to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
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Muskegon, MI 49441
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My deepest sympathies to Pat, Bruce and Paula and families. It was a rough year. Sorry I am unable to attend the funeral; however, know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Uncle Bob!
Mr. Nelson was always kind, and friendly. My deepest sympathies to Bruce and all of the family.