James Albert Nelson

April 10, 1941 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 80)

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James Albert Nelson, 80, of Harts, WV, departed this life on March 30, 2022 at Boone Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 10, 1941 in Hamlin, WV, the son of the late Cecil Nelson and Merle Dempsey.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dreama Nelson, and seven siblings, Kermit Nelson, Leonard Nelson, Shirley Martin, Sandy McCloud, Julie “Pinky” Ellis, Zinnia Vance and Bonnie Holstein.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Rebecca Nelson; three daughters, Tonya Nelson, Sherry (Paul) Williams and Heather Criswell; two sons, James Wesley Nelson and Thomas (Katrina) Nelson; four sisters, Carol Dempsey, Shelvy Holt, Susie Harmon and Bessie Nieves; twenty-three grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Due to unseen circumstances the visitation and funeral will be held at a later date.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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