May 14 2017
Paul “Smiley” Nelson, 64, passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017. He was born in Fernandina Beach, FL., on November 12, 1952 to the late Ollie and Beatrice Nelson. He has lived in Jacksonville for the past 45 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be dearly missed by all. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Nancy; sons, Wesley Nelson (Christina), and Kenneth Nelson; daughter, Amy Harper (Jeff); sisters, Dianna Walker (Franklin), and Wendy Camp; grandchildren, Ethan, Aaron, Tori, Isaac, Kristin, Jacob, Caleb, and Priscilla; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May, 16 2017 at 11am, in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home 405 New Berlin Rd. Jacksonville, with Rev. Doyle Harper Officiating. Interment will follow in Restlawn Cemetery, Jacksonville. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6pm until 8pm at the funeral home.