Nelson, Robert "Gene" age 83 of Cave Creek, Arizona passed away on January 12th. Gene is preceded in death by daughter Sherri. Survived by wife Barbara (nee Canon); sons Terry Nelson and Roy Nelson; daughter Pam Wade. Gene was a member of the Masonic White River Lodge # 62 and the Mizpah Chapter #57 Order of Eastern Star in Show Low, Arizona. He earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Western New Mexico University and taught for 34 years in New Mexico, Guam and Arizona.
Funeral Service Monday, January 21st at 10:00 am at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary 8555 E Pinnacle Peak Rd in Scottsdale with a visitation one hour prior to service. Interment Monday, January 21st at 1:00 pm at Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale.