Funeral services for Mr. Robert Myles Nelson, age 81, of Morrison, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 26, 2015 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marvin Davenport officiating.
Visitation will be held from 12 Noon until time of service on Friday.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Londonderry, NH on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, with visitation at Peabody Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
Mr. Nelson passed away on Tuesday, June 23 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Nelson was born in Nashua, NH, the son of the late Myles Renwick and Louise Holton Nelson.
He began his career with Rockwell in CA and then later worked for General Dynamics at Vandenberg AFB, and later for Boeing as a launch engineer at Cape Canaveral, FL. He concluded his career at AEDC (Arnold AFB) in Tullahoma, TN. He was raised in the Londonderry Presbyterian Church, where he and his wife were married.
In addition to his parents, Robert was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Nelson; one brother, Louis Yeaton Nelson; two sisters, Debbie Dionne and Phyllis Bourgault; and one grandson, David Leon Lowe.
He is survived by his loving wife, Janet C. Nelson, of Morrison, TN; two daughters, C. Ivy Nelson-Groves and her husband, Rick Groves of Renton, WA and Catherine (Dennis) Lowe of Morrison; four sisters, Phila Howard Brill of Plymouth, NH, Betty (Frances) Griffin of Westborough, Mass, Evelyn (Jim) Walker and Jean (Russ) Hanson, both of Nashua, NH; One Brother in Law, Ray Dionne, two grandchildren, Victoria (Matt) Armstrong and Elizabeth (David) Garrett; and four great grandchildren, Kaylee Conklin and Joshua, Jacob, and Matthew Garrett.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE NELSON FAMILY