Donnie Ray Nelson, Jr., 42, of Roscoe went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Born April 3, 1971, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of Donnie R. and Lynda (Husom) Nelson, Sr. Veteran of the U.S. Navy. Employed as a mechanical specialist by Mondelez. Survivors include daughter, Danielle Nelson; grandsons, Jayce and Ayden; parents; sister, Shantel (Taylor) Wooten; loving girlfriend, Rona Swiggum; maternal grandmother, Rachael Chance; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by his dog, Lady.
When he graduated from James Madison Meorial he entered the US Navy which his main job was working on the FA-18 Super Hornets. He is survived by his daughter Danielle, her husband Jake, also their twins sons Hayden and Jayce. Donnie was able to see his two grandchrildren, just days after they were born. Then 7 months later he went to see his heavenly father. March 25, 2014.