Loyd Albert Nelson, 84 of Pinehurst passed on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Village Chapel in Pinehurst.

Mr. Nelson was born July, 29, 1935 in Comers Rock, Virginia to the late Albert Monroe Nelson and Elizabeth (James) Nelson.  He graduated with honors from the Elk Creek High School in  Virginia. He later went on to earn his degree in business administration from the West Virginia Business College. He joined the US Army in 1958 serving in Korea and Fort Chaffee, Arkansas until 1962 in the 8th Army.  On June 10th 1961 he married Shirley A. Winfrey his wife of 58Years.  After a long career as Civil Engineering Office Manager with the Norfolk Southern Railway he retired from the company located in Atlanta Georgia. He was a member of the Village Chapel and the Moore County Master Gardner’s Association.

He is survived by his wife Shirley A. Nelson of Pinehurst.  He was preceded in death by a brother Billy Nelson and a sister, Lois Nelson Pierce

Online condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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