Ted Nelson, 74, of Belpre, Ohio, died at his residence.
He was born in Marietta, Ohio, on April 17, 1940, and was the son of the late Ralph and Bernice Brookover Nelson.
He retired from the Corps of Engineers as a machinist. He was a member of the Belpre Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Surviviors include his wife, Linda Nelson; one son, Bert Nelson of Whiteoak, W.Va.; and three daughters, India (Ken) Crislip, Lisa Rose and Lori (Brian) Hellein, all of Belpre. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Nathan, Zach, Joe, Stephen, Andrew, Morgan, Tyler, Emily, Courtney, Garrett, Madison and Jacob; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, June, Janet, Carol Ann and Marilyn; and a brother, Fred. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Joe.
Memorial Services will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Belpre Church of Christ, with Teddy Tackett officiating. The family will receive visitors from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.leavittfuneralhome.com