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Billy Gene Nelson

Posted on January 10, 2022


Waynesville, N.C. — B. G. Nelson, age 88, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2021, at his residence.

A native of Alabama, he was a son of the late Harlan and Nobie Henley Nelson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Todd Nelson. Bill proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean war in Military Intelligence. He received his bachelor's degree from Auburn University majoring in accounting and was an Industrial Salesman for many years. Bill was a member of Long's Chapel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed gardening, working on clocks, boating, being outdoors and socializing.

Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy L. Nelson.

No formal services are planned.

The care of Mr. Nelson has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

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