Billy "Bill" Richard


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Billy "Bill" Richard Nelson

Oct 14 1935 - May 21 2005

Mr. Billy “Bill” Richard Nelson, age 69, of Allen, Texas, passed away May 21, 2005, in Plano, Texas. He was born October 14, 1935, in Denison, Texas, to Joseph L. and Pearl (Presley) Nelson. He married Rose Marie “Rea” Williams on March 30, 1955, in Gainesville, Texas. Mr. Nelson received his B. S. Degree from Southeastern State University. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a self-employed engineer. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Allen. He is survived by his wife, Rea Nelson of Allen, Texas; son, Rick Nelson and wife, Chris of Celina, Texas; daughter, Lori Bishop and husband, Victor of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Bill Nelson, Lucas Nelson and wife, Mary, Joey Nelson, Michael Maxvill and husband, Andy, Stephanie Jackson, Katrina Bishop and Kalee Bishop; great-grandchildren, Angela Knabe, Madelyn Nelson and Luna Trevino; father, Joseph Nelson of Alva, Oklahoma; brothers, Bob Nelson and wife, Arvilla of Vancouver, Washington, Jerry Nelson and wife, Shirley of Grandview, Texas, David Nelson and wife, Brenda of Arlington, Texas, and Dennis Nelson of Dacoma, Oklahoma; sister, Nancy Jones and husband, John of Texarkana, Arkansas; and numerous other nieces, nephews, family and friends. His mother preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2005 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Gary H. Speer officiating. Interment will follow at Fitzhugh Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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