William Nelson


William “Bill” McCarthy Nelson, 92, of Lumberton, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022. He was born in Galveston to Andrew Arthur Nelson and Mary Kathleen McCarthy Nelson. He grew up in the Southeast Texas area and was an integral part of the development of the City of Lumberton.

Memorial service was Tuesday, May 17 at Grace Church in Kountze.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Bayless Nelson of Lumberton; children, Chris VanKampen and husband Bill of Tennessee, David Drake Jr. and Paula of Silsbee and Michelle Mackey and husband Kyle of Silsbee; and eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.