SALEM - Dwight L. Nelson Sr., 62, of Salem, died at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday at his home with his family.
He was born on March 15, 1952 in Winchester, Va., a son of the late H. O. and Ruth V. (Bohrer) Nelson.
He just retired this year from Brunk's RV where he was a truck driver for 22 years. He was currently attending the Connecting Point Chapel in Beloit, and formerly the Salem Allegheny Wesleyan Church.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sarah Ann (Ling) Nelson, whom he married on Jan.13, 1978; his children, Dwight (Sarah) Nelson Jr. of Idaho, Nicholas and Adam Nelson, both of Salem, and Shannon Nelson-Bell of Salem; siblings, Alvin Nelson of Chambersburg, Pa., Herman (Jan) Nelson of Great Cacapon, W. Va., Wanda (Aden) Ebersole of Chambersburg, Pa., Helen (Herman "Linn") Cowgill of Milton, Del., Linda (Frank) Lambert of Augusta, W.Va.; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Connecting Point Chapel, Beloit (On state Route 165, north of Westville, Ohio from U.S. Route 62). Pastor James Keaton will be officiating.
A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
The family has asked that donations be made to help with the cost of the funeral. They can be mailed to PO Box 113, Salem, Ohio 44460-0113.
Please go to the website to read the complete obituary, sign the guestbook or leave a tribute at www.apgreenisenfh.com.