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BREMEN - James L. "Jimmy" Nelson, 76, of Bremen, died Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 4:35PM at Shady Lawn Nursing and Rehab in Cadiz. Mr. Nelson was born September 26, 1943, in Muhlenberg County. He was retired from the U.S. Army, and had fond memories of his military career. He was also employed at Bell South as a mechanic. He was of the Baptist faith, and he loved his family and grandchildren, and his dog named Sugar. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Nelson; father Samuel Neal; and mother Lucy Neal.

He is survived by his daughters, Carrie Beth Nelson of Bremen and Cherie Anne Abbott of Colorado; son James Bradley Nelson of Ft. Wayne, IN; sister Faye Flener; grandchildren Gabriel Masden, Gavin Masden, Jessica Sosh, and Dallas Abbott; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 22, 2019, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Bobby Allen officiating. Burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to James L. Nelson Memorial Fund, c/o Tucker Funeral Home, P.O. Box 548, Central City, KY 42330. Online condolences may be made at