Nelson Edward Smith, 69 - Elkview

Nelson Edward Smith, 69, of Elkview, West Virginia, died Sunday, August 4, 2013, in the CAMC-General Hospital, Charleston.

He was born March 24, 1944 in Roane County, a son of the late Floyd Nelson and Gladys Lorraine Downey Smith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lorraine Smith; and a sister, Delores Dills.

Nelson was a retired equipment operator. He was a member of the North American Hunt Club. Also, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his best friend and companion, Charleen Smith of Elkview; sister, Carol McConnell of Spencer WV; many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 8 at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Pastor Fred Walker officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback. Friends may call one hour before the funeral on Thursday.

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