Henry Ty Nelson

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Henry Ty Nelson, 49, of Piggott, Ark., passed away August 22, 2021, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

He was born on June 21, 1972, in Jonesboro, and was the son of Henry and Joyce (Sager) Nelson.

Henry was united in marriage to Kim Cates on November 30, 2009.

He was of the Baptist faith and was baptized on September 1, 2013. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and especially loved deer hunting.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Ford Nelson; mother, Joyce Ann O'Connor; son, Tyler Nelson; step father, Benny O'Connor; three sisters, Dora, Beverly, and Ruth-Ann; and brother, Ronnie Nelson.

Henry is survived by his wife, Kim Cates Nelson of Piggott; two sons, Aeron Wayman and Jordan Nelson; three brothers, Lenn O'Connor, William O'Connor, and Ray Nelson; five sisters, Lisa Nelson, Tywanna Woollums, Regina, Sherry, and Tammy; father-in-law, Danny Franklin Cates of Piggott; mother-in-law, Brenda Cates; two step daughters, Dani McDonald and Tabitha McDonald; special friend, Mike Beck; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Hoggard & Sons Chapel with Wilburn Griggs officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott. Pallbearers will be Mike Hawkins, Dean Blackwell, Bryan Romine, Eric Smith, Jose Escobar, and Tyler Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Madison and Olivia Blackwell. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation is Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.