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Terry M. Nelson, 65

Terry M. Nelson, 65

Terry M. Nelson, 65, of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.

He was a native of Henderson County and a son of Edith Nelson and the late Otto Nelson. He was also preceded in death by his brother, David B. Nelson.

Mr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a Sergeant in the 82nd Airborne 11th Armored Cavalry Division. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing and was a member of the Western Carolina Archery Association.

Terry loved his family and friends and was a very open, honest and compassionate person.

Along with his mother, Terry is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Nancy Nelson; sons, Terry J. and Brent C. Nelson; grandchildren, Kayla Moran and Hunter Nelson; and his brother, Robert C. Nelson.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Garren officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.