2012-06-14 / Obituaries

david a. nelson

David Nelson passed away suddenly on May 31st at his home in Southern Pines, North Carolina. He was 59 years old.

He spent most of his life in Brewster and attended Brewster schools. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970- 1972.

He was an excellent groomsman and rider, working at several horse stables in Westchester and Putnam counties prior to relocating to North Carolina approximately 16 years ago. In North Carolina he worked as a land surveyor before experiencing poor health.

David is survived by his partner and companion of nearly 30 years, Karen Peterson. He also leaves his mother, Helen Kapelari, sister Linda Lane, and niece Arlene Lane, all of North Carolina; his nephew, John Lane, wife Deana and great niece Kayla Lane of Sharon, Ct.; and his great niece Kristy Lane of Plattsburgh. He also leaves behind many cousins of the Nelson and Reed families.

David was dearly loved as a partner, son, brother and uncle. He will be greatly missed by all who enjoyed his wicked sense of humor and love of life.

Services in North Carolina were private.

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