Richard “Ritchie” Nelson

July 16, 1935 - May 22, 2023
Richard “Ritchie”  Nelson

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Richard G. “Ritchie” Nelson, passed away on May 22, 2023, at his residence, surrounded by his family . He was born in East Liverpool on July 16, 1935, the son of the late Bernie and Ethel (Parsons) Nelson. He was 87 years old.


Throughout his life, Ritchie worked as a maintenance worker at Crucible Steel in Midland, PA, He was also a proud veteran of the United States Army.


Ritchie is preceded in death by his daughters: Gina Coil and Glenna David, and his siblings – Bernie, Carl, Raymond, Albert, Twila, Wilma, June, Mildred, Helen, and Mary Lou.


 He leaves behind his  significant other of 39 years, Goldie Jewell, who will miss him dearly . He is also survived by his special niece, Helen (Keith) Maple, of East Liverpool.  


Care Funeral & Cremation- Martin Chapel, in Calcutta, have been entrusted with his arrangements.

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  • May 24, 2023
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Richard G. Nelson, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Richard G. Nelson, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †