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Larry Lynn Nelson, 71, of New Palestine, IN passed away Dec. 28, 2016 at his home.
He was born in Rush County, IN on April 16, 1945 to parents Willie and Opal Nelson. He is survived by his wife, Judith Marlene Nelson; son, Michael (Julie) Nelson; daughters, Barbara (Mark) Velandingham, Melissa (David) Compton; sisters, Lula Mae Kuhn, Donna Wilson; grandchildren, Ashley, Hannah, Collin, Hayden, Austin, Zach, Lindsey, Hayley; great grandchildren, Madilynn, Finn. Preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Nelson.
Larry graduated from Arlington High School of Rush County. He retired from Chrysler Corporation of New Castle after 36 years of service in 2000. He was a member of UAW 317.
Larry (Papaw) loved spending time with family, watching sports (IU basketball), and spending time on the Ohio River boating with friends, "River Rats."
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN 46130. Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Arlington East Hill Cemetery in Arlington, IN. Officiating will be Pastor Carl Coffey.
Online condolences can be made at www.bellmortuary.com
Published on December 29, 2016
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