David Allen “Dirty Dave” Nelson, 57, died Aug. 9, 2015, in Minden after a courageous battle with cancer.
David is survived by his wife of 37 years, Cindy, of Minden; son, Shaun (Joni), of Minden; granddaughters, Brooke and Kaylie Nelson who were the delight of his life, of Minden; step-mother, Iris Nelson, of Minden; brothers, Gary Nelson (Sue), of Pearland, Texas and Glen Nelson (Helen) of Minden; nieces, nephews, and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Max and Maudie Nelson.
David was born on Nov. 6, 1957 in Minden where he has been a lifelong resident. From a