Carl Ray Nelson

Carl Ray Nelson, 84, of Buckholts died Monday, May 1, 2017, in a Waco hospital.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. Tim Cheatham officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until service time.

Mr. Nelson was born June 12, 1932, in Brookville, Pa., to Victor G. and Margaret Catherine (Shilling) Nelson. He service in the U. S. Air Force.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cameron. 

His wife Peggy preceded him in death in 2009. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard, and sister, Margaret Louise Nelson. 

He is survived by his son, Joel Nelson of Buckholts; daughter, Rebecca Thompson of Waco; brother, Clair Nelson of Latrobe, Pa.; sister, Anna Mae Stoltenberg of Oil City, Pa.; and two grandchildren, Creighton Thompson and Lauren Thompson.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.