Joseph "Joe" Nelson, son of Agnes Williams Nelson and the late George Nelson, Jr., was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Kennett, and departed this life Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the age of 54.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Nelson and Robbie Lance both of Kennett; four daughters, Lisa Estes and husband, Terry, of Kennett, Michelle Smith, of White Oak, Mo., Christy Brown and husband, Charlie, of Kennett, and Sandra Perez, of Frisbee, Mo.; his mother, Agnes Nelson, of Festus, Mo.; one brother, Daniel Nelson, of Kennett; two sisters, Linda Lance, of Kennett, and Brenda Kozma, of Festus; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Timmy Nelson and George Paul Nelson, and one sister, Glenda Mae Lloyd.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, March 25, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 26, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will be follow in the Gregory Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Steve Brooks, Bobby Abbott, Shane Cole, Tommy Kennedy, Jeffrey Estes and Connor McElwrath.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.