Charles L. Nelson, 85, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Maureen Patricia (Healey) Nelson for 65 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John I. and Beatrice (Tongue) Nelson. He was employed as a mechanic for the City of Providence Fire Department Repair before retiring. He was a member of Laborers Union #1033, the Tri-City Elks Lodge #14, a Cub Scout leader for Pack 60 and a Boy Scout leader for Troops 25 and 44.
Besides his wife he is survived by three sons, Kenneth, Kevin and Jon Nelson; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late John and Robert Nelson.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, October 20 at 11 a.m. in the TriCity Elks Lodge #14, 1915 West Shore Road, Warwick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Rhode Island SPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.