Timothy L. “Tim” Nelson, 61 of Carlinville, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, in rural Palmyra. Tim was born on September 20, 1958, to Robert L. and Dorothy L. (Stanka) Nelson in Alton.
On July 27, 1985, he married Stephanie Broom at the Carlinville United Methodist Church. Following graduation from Carlinville High School in 1976, Tim began working with his dad and brother on the family farm. Tim was a gifted pilot with a passion for the sky who earned his pilot’s license at the age of 16 and later flew as a crop duster for many years.
Tim had a strong faith in God and was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Raymond where he enjoyed serving with the men’s bible study group. Tim was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and was always generous with his time, talents, and prayers.