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“My condolences go out to the Nelson family I'll alway's remember the good times we've had God Bless Sincerely Charles E. J. Hughes Sr. and family. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Charles Hughes Sr. - Hartford, CT

“Clinton was like a big brother to me. He was intelligent, funny and compasionate and i always wanted to be cool like he was when i was growing up....Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Richard Smth - Miramar, FL

“To the Nelson family, my prayers and thoughts are with you, Clinton was good friend who was like a little brother. I will always remember him from...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Douglas Jones - Hartford, CT

“Sincere condolences to the Nelson family. Clinton was a dear, childhood friend. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Jimmy McKinney - Acworth, GA

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Carmon Community Funeral Homes - CT


Clinton C. Nelson, 57, of Hartford, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Hartford on July 1, 1959, son of Dorothy (Stevens) Nelson and the late Kenneth G. Nelson, he was raised in Hartford and was a graduate of A.I. Prince Technical School, Class of 1978, where he pursued studies in electronics. After high school, Clinton enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a radar technician. His background and knowledge of electronics was quickly discovered led him to be selected as an instructor for several U.S. Army classes while he was enlisted. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing basketball with his family and friends and going to the local movie theaters and arcades while growing up in Hartford. Besides his mother, he leaves three brothers, Gary M. Nelson and his wife Shirley of Orlando, FL, Hector R. Nelson of Hartford, and Arthur Butch Nelson of East Hartford; three sisters, Carol E. Nelson of Hartford, and Elba Nelson and Jacqueline Nelson both of Warner-Robbins, GA; a special cousin, Marvin Williams of Hartford; a special nephew, Colin Nelson of Hartford; special friends from childhood, Victor Nunez and Debra Maudlin; 16 nieces and nephews; nine great nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. His family will receive friends on Friday, January 13, 10-11 a.m., followed by a homegoing service at 11 a.m., at The Lodge Community Chapel, 130 Deerfield Rd., Windsor. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, CT Chapter, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489.