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Obituaries

Obituaries

Willard Eugene Nelson 1938 - 2005

Graveside services for Willard Eugene Nelson, 67, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Nelson died Friday, June 17, 2005, at his home.He was born March 9, 1938, the son of Glen and Rosa Green Nelson. He moved to Lawrence in October 2000, from Kansas City, Kan.Mr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army National Guard in Kansas City, Kan., during the Korean War. He also was a laborer with the Kansas City Packing House and various other employers.He was a former member of St. Peter's CME Church in Kansas City, Kan.Survivors include four brothers, Glenn C. Jr., Wichita; Harold, Lawrence; Donald and Phillip, both of Kansas City, Kan.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. The family suggests memorial contributions to the dialysis unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences can be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Nelson.