Donnie Ray Nelson of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. He was born February 4, 1934 in Henderson, Texas. Donnie grew up and graduated from Henderson High School and went on to attend college. He later enlisted into the U.S. Army which brought him to Washington DC. After honorable discharge, he headed West landing in Lubbock where he spent the remainder of his career at the U.S. Postal Service.
Those left to cherish his memory are his spouse of 28 years, Rebe; daughter, Donna Olson and husband Michael Parkerson of Austin; sister, Isabel Johnson of Riverside, California; as well many extended family.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019 with services at 2:00 p.m. at Combest Family Memorial Chapel and burial to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
Friday, June 28, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers ❤️
Thursday, June 27, 2019
I am sorry to hear of the passing of Don Nelson. I had the pleasure of working with him at the Post Office at the old Murryhill Station. He was such a sweet man, and he was always smiling! Condolences to his wife and family. RIP Don!