December 17, 2010
Willard West Road Willard OH 44890 7/16/2011 11:00:00
Bennett A. Nelson, 89, formerly of Willard, Ohio passed away Friday, December 17, 2010, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Crestwood, Kentucky.
He was an Air Force veteran, and a retired Elementary School Principal. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne Nelson; and son, David Nelson. He is survived by his son, John Nelson (Chris); and daughters, Ann Goethals, Deborah and Cassandra Nelson; 9 grandchildren, and soon to be 6 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard, Ohio with Father Eric Culler officiating. Following the service there will be an informal gathering/remembrance at the Willard park shelter house.
To the Nelson family,
I am very sorry for the loss of your Dad. He was my Principal at Richmond School for one year. He cared for the students and the staff. You have my deepest sympathy.
Dear Cassie, So sorry to hear that your father passed away. I do remember him even though I was very young. My prayers go out to all your family.
Debbie and family – Was sad to read about the passing of your Dad. I have fond memories of him when he lived in Willard on Dale Street. Please know that I am thinking of you during this time. May God bless you.
I just read about the passing of your father. I am so sorry to hear this. My prayers go out to you in this difficult time. Jolynn
You and your family have our sincer condolances on the loss of your father, Ben.
I considered him a good friend and a fine man.
He was missed when he moved from Willard and I’m sure will be missed by all of you.
Sincerely, Pat Sullivan and family