The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


September 18, 2013

Richard Nelson

ARLINGTON — Richard Lee Nelson, 66, of Arlington passed away Sept. 16, 2013.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Moore Funeral Home chapel, 1219 N. Davis Drive, in Arlington, (817-275-2711). Interment will follow at Moore Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He was born June 27, 1947, in Dallas to Elmer Lee Nelson and Katherine Lucille Cox Nelson. Rick graduated from Sunset High School and received a bachelor degree from North Texas University. He was married to Karen Ruth Nelson on Sept. 13, 1968.

Rick had a career as executive director for Senior Health Care Industries. He was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity and the Fort Worth Alzheimer’s Association.

He had a great passion for photography, cooking, networking, and being a troop leader camp counselor for the Boy Scouts of America.

He is survived by one daughter, Courtney Lea Browning and husband Billy; one son, Brian Charles Nelson and wife Elisabeth; grandchildren Trent Allen Browning, Malica Lea Khan, and Beckett Paul Nelson; one sister, Lizabeth Kay Nelson Belflower; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. 

Rick was a devoted father, grandfather, Popi, and friend who leaves behind a loving family so very grateful for his love, support and wisdom. He will be deeply missed by all, and will remain in our hearts forever.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation at

Online condolences may be made at

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