Richard Nelson, Class of 1979
Richard L. Nelson, age 56 of Painesville, passed away March 4, 2016 after being struck by a car in Geneva, Ohio. He was born May 29, 1959 in Painesville to Elizabeth (Leasure) and Adelbert Nelson. He enjoyed singing Elvis songs, doing landscaping and roller-skating. He is survived by his brothers, Thomas (Shelia) Nelson of Painesville, David (Sherry) Nelson of Missouri, William (Denise) Nelson of Mentor, Terry (Tracy) Nelson of Painesville, Larry Nelson of Missouri; sisters, Mary (Dennis) McKinley of Ashtabula, Carol Blake of Rome; aunts, Carolyn Williams and Barbara Leasure of Painesville; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Robert and Jon Nelson. Final Resting Place is the Perry Cemetery, Center Road.