Mark Nelson Sr.
Mark Anthony Nelson, age 58, died on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Mark was born on January 11, 1960 in Dallas, Texas to Carl Lee Nelson and Mary Margaret (Prigmore) Cole. Mark worked for Frito Lay in Irving, Texas as a Master Mechanic for 32 years, before retiring in 2015. He liked to spend his free time out on a boat fishing and helping family and friends. He also was a coin collector, enjoyed scuba diving, metal detecting, Babe watching, and was a Sci-Fi enthusiast at heart. Mark is preceded in death by his father Carl Nelson. Left to cherish his memories are son Mark Nelson Jr. of Grand Prairie; daughter Crissy Nelson and fiancé Casey Warne of Colorado Springs, CO; grandson Eli Nelson of Arlington; mother Mary Cole and husband Garey of Little Elm; brother Steven Nelson of Little Elm; brother Carton Nelson of Fletcher, OK; sister Toni McLaughlin and husband Dennis of Irving; brother Nevil Nelson of Dallas; and beloved dog Elvis Nelson of Grand Prairie. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Irving, 403 South Main Street Irving, TX 75060. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Sons of Hermann Cemetery, 352 County Road 374, Orange Grove, Texas 78372.