Forrest Andrew "Bud" Nelson

March 9, 1934 - October 16, 2021

Forrest Andrew “Bud” Nelson, 87, of Stout, Ohio, formerly of West Union and Portsmouth, died October 16, 2021 at The Pavilion at Piketon Nursing Facility.  He was born March 9, 1934 in Stout. He is preceded by parents: George Andrew and Viola Mae (Hamilton) Nelson and one sister, Edna Christine Yates.

Forrest is survived by two sisters: Louise Nelson Wamsley of Stout and Francis Saunders of Lancaster; nephew, David Nelson Wamsley of Stout and other nieces, nephews and cousin.  He also leaves behind his great friend and caregiver, Jane Leonard, she has taken wonderful care of Forrest for several years.

Forrest attended Riverside Church in Manchester.  He was a former operator with the Southeastern Construction Company of Cincinnati, Sauls Construction in Batavia; D.P. & L Killen Station near Wrightsville.  He was also a former employee of the George Nelson Sawmill near Stout. Forrest was a volunteer with Portsmouth West-End Day Care Center, Scioto Memorial Hospital; several nursing centers and Portsmouth Senior Citizens.

Mr. Nelson will be cremated.

The public inurnment is Wednesday, 1 pm, November 3, 2021 at Puntenny Cemetery, Puntenny Run Road, Green Township, Adams County, Ohio.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.