OBITUARY: Clyde Edwin ‘Ed’ Nelson


Mr. Clyde Edwin ‘Ed’ Nelson passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, he was 90 years old.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Horace Elmer Nelson & Mary Emma Ruppe Nelson; wife & mother of his children, Billie Jean Tyree Nelson; and an infant brother.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Harel Nelson; son, Larry (Balenda) Nelson; daughter, Linda (Troy) Tuttle; grandchildren, Tina (Josh) Bond, Tyler (Hai-in) Nelson & Chandler Nelson; great-grandchildren, Emma Bond, Sophie Nelson, & Hannah Jean Nelson; sisters, Joan Neyman & Marilyn (Danny) Kerley.

Ed was an Air Force veteran serving 22 years in his Military Career during the Korean War & Vietnam War. After retiring from the Military, he taught at Gallatin High School for over 10 years. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and served as a Deacon for many years at Lebanon’s First Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 30th, from 3 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Christian Life Chapel, 105 Holloway Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 5:00 p.m. at the Christian Life Chapel. Burial with Military Honors will take place at a later date in Arlington Cemetery in Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Mr. Nelson’s memory to Patriot Guard Riders or to The Gideon’s International.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL (615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700


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