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Obituary for William J. Nelson

William J. Nelson
William J. Nelson, 89, of Salisbury, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, peacefully at Coastal Hospice at The Lake. Born on November 14, 1927 in Salisbury, MD, he was the son of the late Walter and Lola Larmore Nelson.
William graduated from Wicomico High School class of 1944. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Marine Corps, where he served in World War II. He was employed as a banker for his entire life working for Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank, Union Trust Company, and First National Bank (AllFirst Bank which is now M&T.) William enjoyed all sporting events, working in yard, and playing golf. He was a very active member of the Salisbury Lion’s Club, where he served as President in 1974.
William is survived by Two Sons, Robert Nelson and his wife Jean, Thomas Nelson; Granddaughter, Holly Morgan and her husband Darren; Grandson, Andrew Nelson; Great-granddaughter, Kaylee Morgan; Great Grandson, Brett Morgan; and Great-grandson, Tucker Nelson.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Margaret Frase Nelson, a brother, John Nelson.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Parsons Cemetery in Salisbury.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in William’s honor to Coastal Hospice.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit
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