Richard D. Nelson, 1946-2019

Richard D. Nelson, 72, of Braselton, Georgia passed away in his home July 23, 2019. He was born in South Bend on December 25, 1946 to the late Reva and Richard Nelson.

A 1965 graduate of New Carlisle High School, he had served in the U.S. Army and retired as International Sales Manager of T-Drill Industries, Inc. after 25 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Josie, step-daughters Tracy(Kent) Hilton, Laura(Mark) Sagermann, and step-son, Thomas Anderson, all of Georgia. He was also preceded in death by a step-daughter, Shelley Anderson.

Four step-granddaughters, all of Georgia survive him, as well as a brother, John(Elizabeth) Nelson of Georgia and a sister, Renee(David) Millar of New Carlisle.

Services were held on July 27, 2019, and provided by Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, Georgia.

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