FEB. 19, 1926-DEC. 20, 2008
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Andrew G. "Andy" Nelson, 82, of Harpers Ferry, died of bone cancer Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.
He was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Hamden, Conn.
He retired as a faculty member and dean of mathematics and applied technologies at Montgomery College in Montgomery County, Md.
He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He served in the Army and Navy reserves.
He was a member of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Reserves and was a private pilot.
He is survived by his third wife of 30 years, Carol Grant Nelson; two daughters; one son; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town, W.Va. A reception will follow at Independent Fire Co.