Leif Edward Nelson
October 22, 1963 – June 28, 2014
Leif Edward Nelson, 50, of Munford, passed away on Saturday, June 28.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, July 3, at the Campground Cemetery in Munford.
Mr. Nelson retired from the U. S. Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate First Class where he received numerous commendations. During his service in the Navy, he participated in Operation Desert Storm, the Persian Gulf and the Kuwait Liberation.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Lee-Nelson of Ranger, Texas; one son, HM1 Edward Fredrick Nelson, USN, of San Diego; one daughter, Jessie Nelson of Huntsville, Ala.; three step-sons, Jarrod Sullivent of Ranger, Texas, Cody Lee of Gentry, Ark. and Duane Lee of Hiwasse, Ark.; the loving mother of his children, Donna Nelson of Brighton; one brother, Eric (Tricia) Nelson of Drummonds; two sisters, Gretchen (Steve) Angus of Winchester and Sharon Andersen of Bartlett; three step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Humane Society.
Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com.
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.)
Thursday, July 3, 2014