Charles Nelson

Charles NelsonCharles Wayne “Chuck” Nelson, 73, of Canton, formerly of Rushville, died at 10:14 a.m. June 3, 2017, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Rushville, a son of Lyle C. and Lucille Blurton Nelson.

Surviving are one brother, Vernon (and Carolyn) Nelson of Springfield; one niece, Natalie Ruth Nelson (and Michael) Jensen of Fishers, Ind.; one nephew, Bryan Nathaniel Nelson of St. Louis, Mo.; one great niece; and one great nephew.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Clella Nelson.

When Chuck was growing up on the farm he enjoyed working with the livestock, tending the chickens and taking care of the family pets. He also liked helping his mother with home chores.

He was a former client at Bridgeway in Macomb and at Fulton County Rehabilitation Services in Canton.

He was a member of Rushville First United Methodist Church.

He lived at Renaissance Group Home where he volunteered helping with chores and tasks.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Mr. David Haney officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Rushville First United Methodist Church Elevator Fund or Fulton County Rehabilitation Services Building Fund.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/7/2017


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