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Obituary - Smithfield - Charles LeRoy Nelson, 84, of Smithfield, died Friday in a Logan rest home of natural causes. He was born Feb. 3, 1891, in Smithfield, a son of Samuel and Ann Jeanitt McBride Nelson.
On March 8, 1916, he married Florence Burgess in the Logan LDS Temple. She died Dec. 6, 1957. On June 17, 1958, he married Lillian Bullock Snowball. She died Aug. 9, 1970.
He received his education in the Cach County schools and was a farmer in the Smithfield area. He moved to Ogden in 1944 and worked with the Union Pacific Railroad until 1947. He moved back to Smithfield in 1947.
He was a member of the LDS Church and was a High Priest in the Smithfield Stake.
He is survived by one son and four daughters, Paul Nelson, Bard, Calif.; Mrs. Jack (Phyllis) Allsop, Smithfield, Mrs. Howard (June) Jessop, North Ogden; Mrs. Robert (Janice) Hanson, Evanston, Wyo.; and Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) Burrows, Ogden; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Vivian Winn, Arcadia, Calif.; and Mrs. Laura Taylor, Los Angeles, Calif.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 12 noon in the Nelson Memorial Funeral Chapel in Logan.
Friends may call at the Nelson Funeral Home in Smithfield Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Smithfield City Cemetery.
Ogden Standard Examiner March 23, 1975