Timothy K. Nelson, age 65, of Grand Island, formerly North Tonawanda and Texas, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020, after a long illness. Born October 8, 1954 in North Tonawanda, he was the son of the late David and Mildred (nee McNamara) Nelson and was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. Tim had been a taxi cab driver in Bonham, Texas before returning to Western New York.
He was the brother of Patricia (late David) Dunning of Belmont, New York, and the late David Nelson; brother-in-law of Laura Nelson of Tonawanda; and uncle of Laura (Michael) Mosher of Grand Island, David (Christine) Nelson of Buffalo, Sandra Boehnke of Rexville, New York, Daniel (Michele Hilliard) Cain of Grand Island, Charles (Bobbi) Cain of Wellsville, Milissa (Joseph) Carmona of Wellsville, Timothy (Barbara) Cain of Bolivar, New York, and Mary (Steve) Van Etten of Woodhull, New York. Also surviving are many great nieces and nephews.
There is no visitation. Services will be cared for privately. If desired, memorials to the Buffalo City Mission Women's Shelter, 100 E. Tupper Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, the Friends of the Night People, 394 Hudson Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, or any shelter supporting women and children would be preferred by Tim's family.
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Buffalo City Mission Women's Shelter
100 E. Tupper Street, Buffalo NY 14203
Friends of the Night People
394 Hudson Street, Buffalo NY 14201