Robert Langley Nelms, 85, passed away May 24, 2014 in Norfolk. He was the son of the late Effie and Ernest Nelms and was a member of Oakland Christian United Church of Christ, in Chuckatuck for 62 years.
He is survived by his bride of 62 years Barbara; sons Robert W. Nelms and wife Elizabeth and David B. Nelms and wife Molly; grandchildren Sarah Nelms, Ashley Nelms, Matthew Nelms, and Abagayle Nelms; and two great grandchildren, Reese and Alana.
A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Gregory Ryan on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 2:00pm in Oakland Christian United Church of Christ. The family will receive friends in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington Street, Suffolk, VA on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 7 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Oakland Christian Church, Cemetery Fund, PO Box 2008, Suffolk VA 23432. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.
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