Joseph Edward Nelson

January 13, 1956 ~ March 21, 2021 (age 65)


Joseph (Joe) Edward Nelson, 65, of Taneytown, died at his home on March 22, 2021.  He was born in Baltimore, MD on January 13, 1956 and was the son of the late David Thomas Nelson and Anna Ralston Davis Nelson. 

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Kimberly Gillespie Nelson. He is also survived by his 2 children, Joey Nelson and partner Randy Holtry of Shippensburg, PA and Tiffany Shelton and husband Bobby of Vacaville, CA; and 6 grandchildren Brooke, Hannah, Isaiah, Chase, Luca and Gabs.

Brothers and sisters; John Nelson of Thurmont, MD; Herb and Jimmy Nelson of FL; and sister  Debbie Myers of Westminster, MD.  He was predeceased by his sister Lorraine Moore.

Joe was currently employed as a truck driver by Eagle Transfer Service.  And prior to that, worked for Jack Haden for 20 years at Roll-Off Express.  He loved his dog Buttercup, NASCAR, 70-80s Muscle cars and trains. He loved his children and grand children..  The family would like to thank his bosses, Thomas Sisk and Jack Haden.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 27, from 11:00-1:30 at Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Services, 254 E Main St, Westminster, MD.  Interment will be private.


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March 27, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service (P.A)

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