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Shelby Nelson, 78, Buffalo, KY (1937-2015)

He was a carpenter and lifetime farmer. He was a native of LaRue County, KY, and a resident of Buffalo, KY, at the time of his death in Greensburg, KY.His wife of 44 years, Geraldine Nelson, survives.
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Shelby Nelson of Buffalo, KY, died at 7:40pmCT, Saturday, December 12, 2015 in Greensburg, KY.

A graveside service will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Nelson Cemetery in Taylor County, KY, by Rev. Twyman Davis.

Shelby Nelson, 78, Buffalo, KY (1937-2015)

Shelby Nelson of Buffalo, KY, was the son of the late Herman Nelson and Opal Warren Nelson. He was born in LaRue County, Kentucky, April 7, 1937. He died Saturday, December 12, 2015 in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 78 years, eight months, and five days.
He was a carpenter and a lifelong farmer.

He united in marriage to Geraldine Graham in August of 1971.

Besides his wife, Geraldine Nelson of Buffalo, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One stepson: Junior Graham of Buffalo, KY

  • Three brothers and two sisters: Rev. Dannie Nelson and wife, Alice of Greensburg, KY; Randall Nelson and wife, Betty of Summersville, KY; Ahue Nelson and wife, Jean Harlow of Buffalo, KY; Betty Thompson and husband, Terry of Campbellsville, KY; and Ginny Webb of Smyrna, Tennessee

  • Five nieces and three nephews

  • and many other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Shelby Nelson

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangments.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to the Nelson Cemetery Fund and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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