Paul "Brian" Nelson, 36, Edgerton, MO

Published 06/16 2014 08:36AM

Updated 06/16 2014 08:45AM

Paul “Brian” Nelson, 36, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home in Edgerton, MO. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Ridgely Cemetery, in Ridgely, MO. The family suggests contributions be given to: Children’s Mercy Hospital, Farmer’s House Market, or any other children’s charity of one’s choice.

Brian was born August 15, 1977 in St. Joseph, MO to Paul Jeffrey and Dena Lorraine (Roberts) Nelson.

He lived in Raytown, Blue Springs, and Gower, MO, before moving to Edgerton, where he’s lived for 17 years.

Brian was of the Christian Faith; and spent much of his time studying the Word of God. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, listening to music; and loved to spend time with children.

Brian was preceded in death by: his maternal and paternal great grandparents; and his grandparents Bob and Ruth Nelson.

He is survived by: his grandparents Barb and Ken Miller of Macomb, IL, and Larry and Mary Alice Roberts of Plattsburg, MO; his step grandmother Ruth Freund of Shawnee, KS; his father Jeff Nelson of Edgerton, MO; his mother Dena (Roberts) Freund, and husband Bob of Mission, KS; his sister Stephanie (Stanley) Wheeler, and husband Mike of Mound City, KS; his nephew Kolbe Wheeler of Mound City; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements By: Rollins Funeral Home—Platte City, MO—Ph. 816-858-2129.

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