Darrell Clifford Nelson
CAPT. DARRELL NELSON U.S. Army, Retired Capt. Darrell Clifford Nelson, 69, of Las Vegas, passed away Oct. 31, 2010. He was born July 17, 1941, in Tacoma, Wash., and was a resident of Nevada since 1998. Darrell was a retired helicopter pilot of the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He was also an accountant. Darrell was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mensa and the NRA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Margaret Roen Nelson; and brother, Ronald Andrew Nelson. Darrell is survived by his wife, Helen Nelson; son, Darreck (Elizabeth) Derr of California; daughters, Jennifer K. (Allen) Hinkle of Spokane, Wash.; Sandra K. (Anthony) Tallbear of Texas; sons, Nicholas (Cathy) Derr of California, Douglas Wayne Nelson of Las Vegas, Neal Alan (Denise) Stine of California, and Wesley Edlen Stine of Texas; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Tule Springs LDS Stake Center, 6051 Dorrell Lane.

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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2010.
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