Bobby E. Nelson, 73, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Tampa, Fla., went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, under the care of Tidewell Hospice, and surrounded by his loving family, at his home in Punta Gorda.
He was born Aug. 24, 1940, in Rocky Gap, Va., to Edgar E. Nelson and Myra Larue (nee French) Little.
Bobby so enjoyed camping, cooking, and First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sharon L. Nelson; sons, Bobby (Sunday) Nelson, Rockland (Ashley) Nelson and Charles R. Nelson; sisters, Charlotte Nelson and Rita (Richard) Fletcher; and four grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda, with Pastor Hardin officiating.
Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory.