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August Carl Nelson, Jr.

Obituary for August Carl Nelson, Jr.

January 2, 1926 - October 17, 2020
High Point, North Carolina | Age 94


August Carl Nelson, Jr., 94, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020. He was born on January 2, 1926 in Smyrna, Delaware to the late August Carl Nelson, Sr. and Catherine Johnson Nelson.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents; and his wives, Dorothy & Pattie Nelson.
Carl is survived by his sons, Wayne, Donald, Glenn and Alan Nelson; step-daughter and sons, Kathryn, Rick and Joe Duke.
Carl is survived by his grandchildren; Sharon, Jordan and Alex.
Mr. Nelson was a mathematician and educator and one of the first employees of the Research Triangle Institute. His career ended as a professor at University of NC, Wilmington.
Burial will be held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery in Newark, DE. To send online condolences please visit

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