Jerry FeketeBanner Correspondent

March 5, 2013

LAKE, W.Va. — Mr. Russell R. Nelson, 62, of Lake, was born April 7, 1950, at Lake, a son of the late Elmer and Norma Ball Nelson. He departed this life Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Logan Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Nelson was a coal miner, auto mechanic, cook and a Christian.

Also preceding him in death were his siblings, Elmo Nelson, Blanche Jeffery and Vonnie Nelson.

Survivors include his wife, Effie Marie Meade Nelson; sister, Bonnie Akers; children, Drema K. (Richard) Dean, Tonia (Joseph) LaDuke, Lawanna (Johnnie) Tomblin and Jason (Jadie Carter) Nelson; grandchildren, Ashley, Jessica, April, Richie, Brittany , Kayla M., Mikey, Brandon, Kayla and Hailey; great-grandchildren, Jasiah, Addisyn, Ashlynn, Kaebriona, Aliana and Parker and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services were held at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services with burial following in the Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapmanville was in charge of arrangements.