January 28, 1943 - May 3, 2017
Robert (Bob) F. Nelson, Sr. died May 3, 2017 at Hospice after a three year battle with cancer. Bob was born January 28, 1943 in Painesville. Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marie (Shinhearl); daughters Denise Nelson and Shannon Childs; son Rocky (Elaine) Nelson; grandson Nic (Ava) Nelson; granddaughters Mandi Nelson, Alyssa and Brooke Childs; great grandsons Nolin and Niko Nelson; brothers Phil, David (Becky) and Terry Nelson; all of his Shinhearl family; caring friend, Mark Sapola and many nieces and nephews.
Per Bob’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A private celebration of life will be held later, to honor this kind, generous and loving man. He will be greatly missed.
The family suggests contributions in his memory to Hospice of the Western