Brian “Patch” Nelson

Dec 27, 2014

Sept. 20, 1950 - Dec. 14, 2007

WEST SALEM - Brian “Patch” Nelson, 57, of West Salem, died Friday at his home

He was born Sept. 20, 1950 in Garrett, Ind., son of the late Roger and Shirley (Thompson) Nelson.

He served in the Navy. He retired from Verizon in Medina after 34 years. He was member of the Wakeman Eagles

He is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Nelson and her fiancée Keith Smith II of West Salem; a sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Dave Rogers of Norwalk; brothers and a sister-in-law, Eric Nelson of Norwalk, and Scott (Jennifer) Nelson of Bradenton, Fla.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem, where funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday with pastor Paul Bartholomew officiating.

Memorial gifts may be sent to ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter, 2500 East 22nd Street, Suite 102, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.