Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home & Crematory

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Evan 'Kirby' Nelson

Rogers, AR

1932 - 2012

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Published: December 11, 2012

Evan "Kirby" Nelson, age 79, of Rogers passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Rogers. Kirby was born in Hospers, Iowa, on Dec. 18, 1932, to Frances C. and Nellie (Jones) Nelson.

He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict and received an honorable discharge. Kirby worked for the Rogers School District for many years, and he enjoyed playing golf and boating and fishing.

Preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers; Kirby is survived by his wife, Ginger of the home; one son; three daughters; one sister; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held.

Online tributes to the family may be made at

Arrangements are with Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home and Crematory of Rogers, Ark.

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