Visitation

7-9 pm Friday at Harris Funeral Home

Service

11 am Saturday, September 10 at Siloam United Church, 1240 Fanshawe Park Road East

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Donations

Memorial contributions to the Rotary Club of London Foundation, the Ontario Humane Society or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.

 

50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

Bob Nelson

Death Notice

Nelson, Bob - Surrounded by family at Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, Robert Wesley "Bob" Nelson of London in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Marjorie. Loving father of Ken and his wife Janet of Toronto, Judi Nelson-Childs and her husband Rick of Thunder Bay, Tom and his wife Janice of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and the late Mary Ruth Nelson. Dear grandfather of Shaun, Amy, Courtney and Dale. Brother of Jim and his wife Jane, Ted and his wife Audrey, and Mary Nelson. After graduating in Forestry from the University of Toronto in 1953, Bob was a professional forester in northwestern Ontario for many years. He finished his career in London with the Ontario Ministry of Industry, Trade and Technology. Wherever his family lived, Bob was an active member of his community. Committed to Rotary and young people, he was the founder of the U.W.O. Rotaract Club. He was a dedicated member of Siloam United Church, a volunteer at University Hospital, and a past member of the Port Arthur Masonic Lodge. Visitation on Friday from 7-9 pm at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London. A memorial service will be conducted at Siloam United Church, 1240 Fanshawe Park Road East, London, on Saturday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. Private cremation. A tree will soon be planted in Bob's memory. Our heartfelt thanks to the many people who supported Marjorie and family during Bob's illness. Memorial contributions to the Rotary Club of London Foundation, the Ontario Humane Society or the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.