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Russell Howard Nelson

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Russell Howard (Rusty) Nelson, 62, of Winslow, IN formerly from Princeton, IN passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022. He was born in Columbus, IN August 26, 1960 to the late Harry and Jan (Knowles) Nelson. Rusty retired from Stella- Jones Plant in Winslow, IN after many years of service. He had served as a Marine and was proud to have done so. Rusty enjoyed fishing, watching movies, and calling family and friends on the phone.

He is survived by brothers, Tim (Joanne) Nelson of Princeton, IN and Joe (Cynthia) Nelson of Pleasant Hill, IL.; niece and nephew, Mya and Austin Nelson; Aunt, Sally Kimbley of Bedford, IN; cousins, Myra Barker of Olympia, WA, Julie (Derrick) House, Katie Leawood of KS., Jane Nelson (Mark) Riker of Washington, IN, and her children; and good friend Tony Baker of Winslow, IN.

Rusty was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Jan Nelson; grandparents Howard and Dorothy Nelson, and Curtis and Virginia Knowles; uncle Terry and aunt Kay Barker.

A Graveside Service will be held 12 pm (CST) November 19, 2022 at Sunset Cemetery in Winslow, IN with Pastor Mick Finch officiating. Military Rites provided by Retired Military Veterans.

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Graveside Service
November 19, 2022

12:00 PM
Sunset Cemetery
Pike County
Winslow, IN 47598

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Russell Nelson

August 26, 1960-November 3, 2022

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