Nelson Oliver Ralston, Jr.

July 7, 1962 - November 2, 2022
Nelson Oliver Ralston, Jr.

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Nelson, 60 of Dade City passed away November 2, 2022. He was born in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Wheatland-Chili High School. He loved his mother, Rella who was a strong influenced in his life, but passed away to young. Nelson worked for Sears in Rochester, NY for over 20 years. He then worked for a small appliance repair business in Zephyrhills. Nelson served in the Army and the US Naval Forces. He was very proud of being a torpedo man in the Navy. Nelson loved the Harry Potter series and visited Universal Studios depicting these stories. He also enjoyed Disney World very much. He read Stephen King novels and was very handy. He was able to build and fix things very easily. Nelson also loved the song ‘The Christmas Shoes’. He also laughed heartily at Bill Engvall performances. Nelson was a dog lover. His friends see him on the rainbow bridge greeting the dogs that passed before him. Nelson is a confirmed Episcopalian.

Donations in Nelson’s memory can be made to the Pasco County Humane Society. Nelson is survived by and will always be loved by his friend Ellen and all who knew him.


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  • November 24, 2022
    Ellen says:
    Rest in peace my friend. I think of you daily and I know you and Saddie and Cbow are reunited plus other dogs you’ve known and loved. You are also with your Mom. All those things bring me peace. I miss you and always will. We had wonderful times and those memories comfort me. We had a service for you at Good Shepherd. It was lovely 🙏

  • November 04, 2022
    Ellyn LaPietra says:
    I am so sorry to hear of Nelson's passing. He was a lovely man and will be remembered fondly.