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Wyatt Ottis Nelson

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Born 8-10-1924 -- Died 4-13-2004

Wyatt Ottis Nelson, 79, of Salem, son of the late Gordon and Esta Mary Nelson was born Aug. 10, 1924, at Charleston, Ohio. He died April 13, 2004.

He married Phyllis Hill. He spent his working years as a husband, raising three foster children, was a carpenter, and a mechanic. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II.

Survivors include a foster son, Dusty of Pennsylvania; a foster daughter, Barbara of Ravenna, Ohio; brother, Richard A. Nelson of Decatur, Ala.; a sister, Alma Joann Cantrell of Wooster, Ohio; and special friends -- Minnie and Donnie Strauser of Mammoth Spring.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis, his parents, six brothers, two sisters and a foster son, Dennis.

No services will be held.