American Veteran 01

Robert John Nelson, Jr.

November 9, 1951 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 68)


Robert John Nelson, Jr., was born November 9, 1951, to The Parentage of Robert Nelson, Sr., and Gladys Nelson in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Robert received his formal education at West Oso High School in Corpus Christi where he graduated. He later attended Del Mar College.

Robert accepted Christ at an early age at Friendship Baptist Church where he remained until His Health began to fail.

Robert united in Holy Matrimony to Patricia Thompson and to this union they were blessed with Eight Children.

Robert enlisted in The United States Army in July of 1970 and was Honorably Discharged in July of 1973.

Robert was employed at The Corpus Christi Army Depot as an Aircraft Mechanic where He worked for over 27 years.

Robert enjoyed spending time with His Family. Those who knew him will deeply miss him.

On Friday, June 6, 2020, God saw the road was getting rough and the hills hard to climb, so God closed His Weary Eyelids and Lifted Him to Eternal Rest. Waiting to meet Him at Heavens Gates were His Parents, Linda Nelson, Connie Nelson, and Jimmy Nelson, Jr.

Left in God’s Watch Care Are His Loving Wife: Ms. Patricia Nelson; His Children: Daryl Nelson, Delba Nelson, Christian Nelson, Karltanee Franklin, Sandra Jones, Terriance Jones, Dwayne Thompson, and Sierra Gould; One Brother-Jimmy Nelson; Two Sisters-Merlene Nelson, and Rose Marie(Randy)Ellison; Along with a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends-who will miss Him but anticipate with great joy the day when they will unite again, just over the river…

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