Mr. Nelums died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at his home in Cadiz.
He was retired from the Kentucky State Highway Department after 27 years where he worked as foreman on the floating crew.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margie (Oliver) Nelums; One Daughter & Son-In-Law, Patty & Willie P’Pool of Cadiz. Two Sisters & Brother-In-Law, Barbara & Williard Tyler of Cadiz. and Ileen Barnett of Cadiz. Granddaughter & Husband, Lori & Kerry Ford of Cadiz and 1 great grandson, Grayson Ford.
He was preceded in Death by: Father-Benjamin Franklin Nelums and Mother-Helen Marie (Gray) Nelums, Brother-In-Law-Bernard Barnett.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, where the family received friends after 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2009.
Reverend Monty Flanigan and Reverend Billy Joe Nichols will be officiating Interment will be at East End Cemetery in Cadiz. Memorial contributions can be made to Kosairs Children’s Hospital, 601 S. Floyd St., Louisville, KY 40202.
Ted Martin provided the music as a vocalist. Active Pallbearers were Clinton Truitt, Dr. Stan Rogers, Richard Holsapple, Larry Wharton, Frankie Phillips, Michael Weldon.