August 21 1940 June 11 2019
Nelson’s Obituary Nelson Elwood Showalter, 78, of Broadway, VA passed away June 11, 2019 at Sentara RMH Medical Center. He was born August 21, 1940 in Rockingham County, and was a son of the late Wade Vance and Dorothy Berry Showalter. Nelson worked at Neff Lumber Mills for 25 years, without missing a day, before retiring. He was a proud auctioneer. He loved car shows, and bluegrass music. He was a U.S. veteran. On November 25, 1970 he married Arvilla Mae Showalter, who survives. Also surviving is one son, Ricky Lee Showalter; one granddaughter, Tiffany Alice Showalter; three sisters, Ruby Pence, Pearl Keister, Marie Combs; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Sue Showalter; brothers, Richard and Clarence Showalter; and his sister, Nina Zirkle. Pastor Ken Fox will conduct a funeral service 12:00 PM Friday at Cedar Run Church of the Brethren in Broadway. Burial will be in the Whitmer Family Cemetery in Fulks Run. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM Thursday at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway. Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Run Church of the Brethren, or Grandle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Nelson Elwood Showalter August 21 1940 June 11 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Broadway, state: Virginia