Jeffrey Alan Nelson, 54, of Jasper, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023, at his residence.
Family will be receiving friends Friday, January 27, 2023, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Service will follow at 1 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Walker Memory Gardens.
Jeff was born on July 18, 1968, in Montgomery on Maxwell Air Force Base. He graduated from Walker High School in 1986. Jeff dedicated more than 30 years in the fire service, serving on multiple departments including Parrish, Thach, Pebble and Hay Valley Fire. In addition, he served on the Walker County Rescue Squad and became a Second Captain for the Walker County Marine Search and Rescue. Jeff, also had a passion and desire to serve in law enforcement including reserve police work for both Cordova and Parrish Police Departments. He served his community as a Walker County Constable for Beat 36. Jeff was also a beloved school bus driver for Walker County Schools. He will be extremely missed by his family, friends and community.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louise Musgrove Nelson and Billy Jerry Nelson.
He is survived by his son, Kristopher Nelson (Kathleen); granddaughter, Makenzie Nelson; sister, Laura Lee Nelson; brothers, James Eric Nelson and Jeremy Scott Nelson and a host of other relatives and friends.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503