Robert C. Nelson

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“Pastor Bob Nelson was not only our pastor at Saline Baptist Church for years, he & his family were our friends for decades. My mom, Evelyn, was...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Libby Hedrick-Cochrane - Saline, MI

“Sorry for your loss. Knew Bob from both Ada Church and from Ada Elementary School. Bob my children teacher. Ruby Wheaton ”
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“I used to live across the street from Mr. Nelson. I will always remember him giving me his Sunday newspapers when he was done with them, and he...Read More »
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Robert was born on January 26, 1921 and passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan at the time of passing.

He attended Nyack College in New York, Grand Rapids Baptist Bible College, and graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary in 1952.

Bob served in the Navy during WWII on the USS Richmond where he was introduced to Jesus Christ.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the West Cannon Baptist Church Mission Fund.