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Leroy V. Nelson

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Published: January 21, 2013

LEROY V. NELSON, 90, of Little Rock passed away on Jan. 18, 2013. He was born in Topeka, Kan. on Oct. 21, 1922, to Gusatvas A. and Linda H. (Leibold) Nelson. He was a graduate of Arkansas Tech in Russellville, Ark. and The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. and a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He was also a Veteran of WWII. On Sept. 1947, he married Annette Avery Anderson. He has been a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church since 1955. He worked for Cooks Paint and Varnish Company for over 40 years. He is survived by his daughter, Annette Avery Denton; son, Leroy V. Nelson Jr.; grandchildren, Amanda Seipel, Elizabeth Kirshner, Shawn Nelson Brown, Meredith Nelson Metz, Victor Graham Nelson, Jason Denton and Tyler Denton and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annette Avery Nelson and his parents. Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander, Ark. Visitation will be from 6–8 p.m. at Little Rock Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, Ark. 72205 (NW Corner of I-630 and Barrow Rd.) (501) 224-2200. Mr. Nelson's online guestbook may be signed at

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Leroy will truley be missed by our family. May he be happy and at peace reunited with
Annette and home with our Lord.

January 22, 2013 at 4:09 p.m. ( | suggest removal )



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