Charles P. Nelson died at home on March 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV he was 84 years old. Charles P Nelson was born on March 29, 1933 in Whitaker, NC to his parents, Grady and AnnieV Nelson.
He attended Phillip High School graduated in 1950. He joined the army at the age of 16, where he received the rank of Master Sergeant. He married Hortense Evangelia Williams on June 10, 1954. The Nelsons moved to Las Vegas in 1972 after he retired from the Army. He worked for the State of Nevada for 25 years, he graduated from CSN with an Associate degree in Criminal Justice. His remaining time he spent traveling to visit family. He loved the company of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was very passionate about the game of golf, which he won numerous tournaments over the years, Senior Amateur Golf Tournament, Mesquite, NV. Charles came to know the Lord 2002.
Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife Hortense Evangelia Nelson, 2 sisters Evelyn and Hazel; 7 daughters, Lessie Clayborn of Baltimore, MD, Janice Lawson, Vertanya Nelson, Tyna Dillard, Sonya Wells (Yul Wells) of Las Vegas, NV, Delores Washington of Billings, Montana and Latasha Embry (Bryan Embry) of Albuquerque, NM; 2 sons Rocky Mugynei of Portsmouth, VA and Melvin Nelson of Las Vegas, NV. He had 23 grand children and 57 great grand children.