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Robert James Nelson
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Robert James Nelson, of Camden, SC, formerly of The Villages, FL, and formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, was born January 19, 1919 and passed away on October 23, 2012. Private services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in Mr. Nelson’s memory to your favorite charity or your local sports team.

Bob was married for 68 wonderful years to Kathleen Jane (Frisch) Nelson of Camden. He served his country during WWII in the Army Air Corp as a part of the Air Sea Rescue Team. Bob always enjoyed playing golf, watching sports and was particularly interested in any game that included his many grandchildren, of whom he was very proud.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his 3 children and their spouses, who he saw as his children; Janet Schoolcraft (Alan) of Dayton, OH, Barry Nelson (Camille) of Milton, DE, and Brian Nelson (Torill) of Camden, SC. Bob had 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The family is most grateful to his many doctors and all the staff at Kershaw Health Center for their care and compassion.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is assisting the family.

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