Nelson Wyatt Sours

72331277_422907555078550_8325993999663890432_nNelson Wyatt Sours, 79, of Craigsville, Virginia passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his home.

He was born February 28, 1940 in Craigsville, Virginia, the son of the late Melvin Thomas Sours and Daisy Elizabeth Via Sours.

Nelson was retired from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office where he served 26 years as a deputy. He was a self-employed farmer who loved the land.

He attended Craigsville Presbyterian Church; enjoyed riding motorcycles; and loved spending time with his family and his dog, Moe.

Nelson was preceded in death by his wife, Judith “Judy” Elaine Peterbrink Sours, who passed away in 2002.

He is survived by two children, Scarlett Fowler and husband Robert and Wyatt Sours and wife Paula, all of Craigsville; five grandchildren, Shelby Fowler, Callie Fowler, Brittany Sours, Clayton Sours, Jackie Hicks; a sister, Mary Dever of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Craigsville Funeral Home.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Craigsville Community Cemetery with Pastor Gwen Carr officiating.

Pallbearers will be members of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office. Honorary pallbearers will be the retired members of the Sheriff’s Office.

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3 Responses to Nelson Wyatt Sours

  1. Richard Whitmore says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family at Nelson’s passing. I was hired at the Augusta County Jail in 1992 and Nelson along with Buzzy Keyser interviewed me for the job. He was a good man. God Bless.

  2. Don Campbell says:

    We send much sympathy to your family on the passing of your dad. Don has many fond memories while working with him at the Sheriff’s Office. May lots of memories carry you through this difficult time. Sincerely, Don and Patty Campbell

  3. Robert & Karen Klabunde (Genoa City, WI) says:

    Scarlett, Wyatt and family: We are deeply saddened to learn of Nelson’s passing. We have many fond memories! Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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