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Joseph Henry Nelson

May 2, 1948 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 71)


Joseph H. Nelson

     Joseph Henry “Pic” Nelson, 72, of Keene, died on April 19, 2020 at the Hospice House in Charlottesville, VA, following a courageous fight with Cancer.

     He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles H. and Anna A. Nelson; and two brothers, Charles N. and George L. Nelson.

     He is survived by niece, Rika Nelson; niece and goddaughter, Jocelyn Saunders (Vashon); niece, Nikki Eubanks; nephew, George Nelson, Jr. (Aisha); and a godson, Isaac Roman. He also leaves to mourn two aunts, Virginia Gray and Evelyn Jones (Willis); and his cousin/best friend, Robin Lee. Joseph leaves three great-nieces, Asia, Paris, and Charli, and one great-nephew, Brian. He will also be missed by his huge circle of committed friends.

     Due to state COVID-19 guidelines there will be a private graveside service.  A future Celebration of Life Ceremony will be announced at a later date.

     Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is serving the Nelson family.  Family and friends may share memories and photos at

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Memorial Service will be held at a later date

Private Interment

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
6456 Esmont Road
Keene, VA 22946

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