Ronald Nelson was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on August 13, 1954. Ronnie Nelson departed this life on Oct 22, 2020 after a gradual decline in health. Ronnie enrolled into the service straight right out of high school. He served over 25+ years. Ronnie served in the marines and then the army. He loved serving his country. Ronnie loved his cowboy movies while sitting in his recliner. He loved to smile and make jokes; he had no problem talking to anyone and everybody. He would always ask “hey u staying out of trouble, Are sure about that?” lol
After getting out of the army Ronnie went to live with his niece Karrie (nelson) Bruce, Moriah (Mya) Nelson (great-niece) and Erin Nelson (great-nephew) for many years before having to transition to the nursing home for the past year.
Ronnie was born to the late Dora (turner) Nelson of Newport, RI & the late Azie Nelson of Shreveport Louisiana. Ronnie is survived by (Sister) Alice Nelson Anderson (Arthur), Jesse Nelson (Julie), (Sister) Diane Wheat (Frank), (Sister) Duches Street
With a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, great great nephew cousins and friends.
He is pre-deceased by Donald Fortes (brother), Irene (Nelson) Collins (sister), Walter Turner(brother)
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