James George Nelson, age 87, of Wilmington, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at his home.
He was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 3, 1933, the son of Godfrey James Nelson and Amy Landshof Nelson.
James worked for many years as a Supervisor for the NY Telephone Company.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancy, grandchildren Shannon, John and his wife Hannah and Amanda and his great grandchildren Alysa, Lorelei, Zoey, Russell and Jasper.
Together with his parents James was predeceased by his beloved wife, Janet.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 9:00 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 6650 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412. In recognition of James honorable and faithful service to his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War, there will be a rendering of Military Honors by the United States Navy Honor Guard.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.
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