Nelson William Odell 9 9 2017LUZERNE, KY., — William Odell Nelson, 87, of Luzerne, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at his home. He was born in Muhlenberg County on May 23, 1930 to the late Herschel F. Nelson and Clarence Lee Dukes Nelson. He married the love of his life the late Rita Jane Vincent in December 1954. Together they had 6 children. He worked for T.V.A. as a belt operator, retiring in 1990. He was a member of Luzerne General Baptist Church and was always sharing his love of Jesus through his kindness and love for others. During his lifetime he coached, umpired and refereed, impacting the lives of many children. He thoroughly enjoyed sports, a Kentucky Wildcat fan indeed.

He was preceded in death by his wife Rita Jane Nelson, daughter Lydia Nelson, brothers Leo Nelson, Jack Nelson, Raymond Nelson, sisters Arnetta Raymer, Henrietta Eubanks and Jane Mitchell.

He is survived by his children 1 Son Terry (Sonya) Nelson of Louisville, KY, 4 Daughters Myra (Bill) Dame of Madisonville, Brenda (Chris) Garrett of Greenville, Linda (Steve) Williams of Greenville, Tracy (Billy) Nelson of Greenville, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2pm from Luzerne General Baptist Church by Reverend Joe Pharris and Reverend Kerry Vincent with burial to follow in Luzerne Church Cemetery in Luzerne, KY.  

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 between 5pm and 8pm at Luzerne General Baptist Church in Luzerne and on Monday after 9am until service time at the church.

Gary’s Funeral Home, Greenville, KY is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net

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