Neil  Nelson


Smithfield, RI - Neil Nelson, 48, of Westmanland, ME and Smithfield, RI, died May 22, 2019 in Providence, RI. He was born November 15, 1970 in Caribou, ME, the son of Melvin and Loretta (Chase) Nelson. He was a 1989 graduate of Caribou High School and spent many years working for local farmers and contractors, as well as being a self-employed carpenter.

Neil was a jack of all trades who could come up with a solution to almost any problem. He was adored by many for his quick wit, caring nature, generosity and always putting other's needs in front of his own.

He is survived by his parents and sister Nikki and Rob Morrissette of New Sweden. He also leaves behind aunts and uncles including Warren and Jane Nelson of Millinocket, ME; Lloyd and Pam Chase of Liberty, ME and Darrell and Lorraine Gallagher of Lady Lake, FL and special friend Becca Jones. Neil will also be fondly remembered by several cousins and friends, too numerous to list, along with a special Great Aunt Mary of Leicester, MA.

Although he left too soon, we take comfort in knowing that Neil is again hanging out with Paul Jr, Hooch and Fleetwood.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the New Sweden Cemetery at 11:00 AM with a reception to follow at Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church.
Published on June 8, 2019
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4 posts

Becca Jones
Jun 13, 2019
Miss you Luvbug, RIP, You will always be in my heart
Scott jandreau
Jun 11, 2019
I only knew him for a short time, meeting him at the auto body vocational class in Caribou. He loved his Javalin and talked much about his bobcat staion wagon.
Jun 11, 2019
RIP - My old friend
carl and kelly carlson
Jun 08, 2019
our thoughts and prayers for the family. RIP Neil