William Arthur Nelson
Oct 01, 1941Apr 27, 2018
Nelson, William Arthur, 76, born in Wichita, Kansas, and passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018. In Richmond, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Geraldine Nelson, and 8 faithful canine companions. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Wendy Nelson; siblings Walter Nelson (wife, Nikki) and Nancy Dunn (husband, Danny), and his beloved Poodle, Janice. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss him dearly. After serving his country for 30 years in the Active Army in Korea and the Army reserves, William retired as a Lt. Colonel. His career at KG&E started as a groundman working his way up to a journeyman lineman, then Line Forman and lastly as Manager of Line Construction for the WestStar Wichita Division. A service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Wendy – Mike and I were so sorry to read Pinkys obituary in the Wichita Eagle. We remember his enthusiasm and big easy smile. Wishing you peace and comfort at this very difficult time!Mike & Diana Sterling (Santa Fe)
Bill we all miss you and pray you will look after us and pray for the family. Your many friends at Westar (KG&E) all noted how much they liked you and miss you also. (More than 30 friends at the company commented on the web page how they missed you. Nikki and I and Nancy and Danny are glad you are no longer suffering. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers
Rest William, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.
Thank you for your service to this nation.
Sorry for your lose.
Was he the grandson of tom and mary Nelson from Perry oklahoma? His dad would of also been named william arthur Nelson.that also served in military.