Arthur Nelon, 87, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
A Rutherford County native, he was the son of the late William Jasper and Dovie Ruff Nelon. He was a retired textile employee and a WWII US Navy veteran.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Ophelia "Phebe" Nelon of the home; daughters, Sherry Arms (Ron) of Travelers Rest, SC, Donna Oaks of Rutherfordton; son, Scott Nelon of Rutherfordton; sister, Betty Rhodes of Asheville; four grandchildren; two great grandsons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons.
Memorial services were held at Pleasant View Community Church with Rev. Danny McCain officiating
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Crowe's Mortuary is serving the family.