Robert Arthur Nelson, 94, of New Bern, died May 1, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in China, Burma and India. He was a Chaplin for over 30 years in the VFW Post 8203 and he was a member of the Coin Clubs in Sarasota and Venice, Florida.
He is survived by two daughters, Roberta Nelson of North Carolina; Linnie Lou Konya of Greenville, SC; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Burial will be held in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.
Memorial donations may be made to the VFW Post 8203, P. O. Box 7154, North Port, FL 34290-0154.