Mr. Taz A. Nelson
- September 6, 1922 - February 4, 2013
- Benton, Kentucky
of Taz's Passing
Zion's Cause Baptist Church Building Fund
1532 U.S. Hwy 68 West
Benton, KY 42025
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I am sorry to learn of the death of your father. My father died about a year and a half ago, also at the age of 90. I will be praying for...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jan Howard Foreman - Philadelphia, MS
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. We saw your Dad back in the summer at Hardees with the...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sheila Harper Garrett - Paducah, KY
“Taz was a awsome and sweet man. I just found out about him passing today. My dad was 88 and passed on jan 39th this year. Him and taz talked about...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Liz and tommy stivers - Benton, KY
“just heard about your loss. I am in Henderson with my dad who is in his last days but my prayers are with you in your time of berievement
4 of 10 | Posted by: mike littrellm - symsonia, KY
“Terri, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Mika Overby Ramage
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mika Overby Ramage - Paducah, KY
“Terri, May God bless you as you recall fond memories. I miss seeing you, but remember your sweet disposition. Blessings, LaDonne Walker
6 of 10 | Posted by: LaDonne Walker - Frisco, TX, TX
“Terri and family, We are so sorry to hear of your daddy's passing. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you all.
Bobby, Mary,...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Larson Family - Calvert City
“Steve & Family,
I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss. My heartfelt condolescences go out to each and everyone of you. God Bless!
8 of 10 | Posted by: Micki Filbeck French - Benton, KY
“Dear Terri & family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Taz was a wonderful man and we've all been blessed by his Christian witness. May God...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Dee Dee Andersson - Benton, KY
“Steve, we are sorry for your loss.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Lee & Karen Mimms - Huntsville, AL
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Mr. Taz A. Nelson, age 90 of Benton, Kentucky died on Monday, February 4, 2013, at the Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City, Kentucky.
Born Wednesday, September 6, 1922 in Marshall Co., (Brewers Community) Kentucky, he was the son of the late Enos Alexander "Lex" Nelson and the late Francis Zora "Ethel" (York) Nelson. He was the husband of the late Mary Lou (Littlejohn) Nelson.
He served his country during World War II in the United State Army, where he served in the 99th Infantry (99th Checker board) during the Battle of the Bulge and the occupation forces in Europe.
He was a retired electrician working for National Carbide and B. F. Goodrich in Calvert City, KY., and was a member of Zions Cause Baptist Church.
Surviving are one son, Steven Taz Nelson, wife Cheryl of Lumberton, TX, and one daughter, Terri Bailey, husband Lee of Calvert City, KY. five grandchildren; Joshua Lee Bailey and Jonathan Nelson Bailey both of Calvert City, KY., Daniel Taz Nelson and Luke Olen Nelson both of Lumberton, TX., and Emily Nicotre, husband Troy of Port Neches, TX. One great-graddaughter, Mindy Ann Nicotre of Port Neches, TX. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Bill Nelson, Robert Nelson, Loyd Nelson, Marvin Nelson and Milburn Nelson, sisters, Lois Clutts and Sue Darnall.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky, with the Rev. Dr. Charles Frazier and Rev. Richard Edmiston officiating. Interment with military honors are to follow the service in Marshall Co. Memory Gardens, Benton, KY.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Zion's Cause Baptist Church Building Fund, 1532 U.S. Hwy 68 West, Benton, KY 42025.