Craig Joe Louis Nelson was born August 22, 1968 in Kansas City, Kansas to Ailene Nelson and father Nathaniel Joe Louis Nelson. We were a military family, whom his dad was in the Army and Air Force, brining us to Offutt AFB in Bellevue, Nebraska in February of 1971.
Craig was excellent with making cakes, won several dart tournaments, personal trainer at Gold Gym, was a musician and played the trumpet, drums, and the keyboard. He attended Bellevue college for 2 years, did ITT computer training, was a truck driver for over 35 years locally and over the road, and his last job was with FedEx.
Craig is preceded in death by father Nathaniel; all grandparents; and a still born sister.
He is survived by mother Ailene Nelson; four children Joseph, Cameron, Christian, and Lynicia; three grandchildren Kyi, Yemaha, and Grayzelynd; spouse Christy who he married on June 6, 2011, there were no children born to this union; five stepchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.