Thomas Forrest Nelms Sr

Thomas F. Nelms Sr., 81, of Simpsonville, husband of Mary Margaret Winburn Nelms for 60+ years, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 while at home surrounded by his family.

Born in Duncan, SC he was a son of the late William Arland Nelms and the late Thelma Odessa Partain Nelms.

In addidition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Thomas Arland Nelms and his wife, Tammy, of Simpsonville; one sister, Lois McCall and her husband, Jack, of Greenville; and a niece, Jan Knight and her husband Robert, that the family would like to express appreciation to for all of their help.

Mr. Nelms was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Nelms and James Nelms.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel at Cannon Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cannon Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends starting at 1:00 PM prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to: American Kidney Fund online at

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