William “David” Nelson, 47, went home to be with the Lord on September 5, 2021. 

He was born on April 6, 1974 in Stillwater, OK to Garland and Karen (Barnett) Nelson. David was a devoted son, brother, father, boyfriend, and soon to be grandfather. David was a graduate of Huntington High School, Northeast Alabama Community College, and was employed at Westrock in Stevenson, AL. He was an avid aquarist, jack of all trades, and master of it all.

Alongside his parents, he is survived by his daughters Shelby (Jake) Compton, Ava Nelson, and Courtney (Thomas) Lamb; his sister, Stephanie (Russell) Lee; niece Kelsey Lee; nephew Jaxon Lee; grandparents Charles and Macel Barnett; uncle, Tim (Kathy) Barnett and family; uncle, Keith (Patricia) Barnett and family; aunt, Sarah (Ron) Henson and family; and girlfriend, Theresa Higgins. David was preceded in death by his grandparents, Buford and Doris Nelson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Pope officiating.  Pallbearers will be Dan Gunter, Jacob McCloud, Casey Pruett, Garret Dolberry, Mitchell Foshee, John Porter and Dylan Mason. Burial will follow in the Pinehaven Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 12 noon until time of service.

Arrangements Entrusted to Scottsboro Funeral Home.

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