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Virgil C. Nelson

May 9, 2014

Virgil C. Nelson, 81, of 15 Church St. in Ludlow, died Thursday afternoon, May 8, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 22, 1932 in Kane, he was the son of Frank E. and Hannah C. Freeburg Nelson. On June 25, 1955 in Kane, he married Carol “Jean” Scott, who survives.
Mr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, discharged as corporal.
He was a banker for 38 years for the former Warren National Bank in Sheffield, then Kane, and finally Warren, retiring as comptroller.
A member of Moriah Lutheran Church in Ludlow, Virgil sang in the choir and served as its janitor for some time. He also was a member of the American Legion in Ludlow.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Scott (Barb) Nelson of Kane; grandchildren Rob Nelson, Brandon Nelson, Ryan Wilson, Megan Haight, Adam Wilson and Ashley Wilson; and great-grandchildren Aubrie, Lexie and Addison Haight, Emmah, Ben, Madyson and Jack Wilson, and John and Breeze Nelson.
He is preceded in death, besides his parents, by a daughter Cindy Wilson in 1999; two daughters in infancy; brothers Reynold and Robert Nelson; and sisters Margaret Bloomquist Price and Marie Larson.
A funeral service for Virgil C. Nelson will be held at Moriah Lutheran Church, Church Street in Ludlow, on Tuesday, May 13 at 1 p.m. with the rev. Bill Waterman, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Gibbs Hill Cemetery, Ludlow.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, May 12 at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane
Memorial contributions may be made to a church or charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at

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