Mr. Norman Wayne NelsonMAYODAN – Norman Wayne Nelson, 68, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 28, 2013.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend John Atkins officiating.
Wayne was born on December 27, 1944 in Stokes County to the late Leary Norman and Rona Rhodes Nelson and was retired from Duke Power Company with 17 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mayodan. He served his country proudly in the United States Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Hall.
Wayne is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Nelson of Charlotte; brother, Melvin Nelson and wife, Betty of Mayodan; sisters, Jaunita Smith and husband, Glenn, Sally Highfill and husband, Richard, Jean Morrison, all of Mayodan; special friends, Karen Fulp and Frank Shaffer; many nieces and nephews..
There will be no formal visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made be made to COPD Foundation, 2937 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, FL 33133 or Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Condolences may be offered at www.rayfuneralhome.com.
Ray Funeral Home in Madison is serving the Nelson family.