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William Nelson

October 31, 1957 — August 4, 2021

William Robert Nelson, 63, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at his residence in Cleveland, TN.  He was formerly a resident of Knoxville, TN of the Baptist faith. Mr. Nelson worked at Oak Ridge National Lab as an I. T. Specialist and enjoyed anything outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Freeman Nelson and Rebecca Anne Claybrook Nelson of Memphis, TN.

He is survived by his wife Julie Bryant Nelson of Cleveland, TN and his stepdaughters, Chanda DiPerna and husband Brian of Oviedo, FL and Shereen Luchten and husband Torsten of Viera, FL; and his two sisters, Pamela Nelson Lindsay of Collierville, TN and Nancy Nelson of Lexington, TN.; and a beloved niece, nephew and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of your choice. 

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