James Maynard Nelson III passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the age of 67. James was born on May 2, 1951 in Helena, Montana. He was the oldest of eight children born to James and Patricia Nelson. He graduated from Helena Senior High in 1969 and attended the University of Montana studying business and accounting. He worked as a glazier at the family owned glass business. In his spare time he enjoyed writing and reading and spent many hours at the library. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed the company of family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents James and Patricia Nelson. He is survived by his seven siblings; John Nelson, Mike (Stephanie), Mari Holms, Julie (Brett) Albertson, Catherine (Jack) Dartman, Stephen (Lynn) Nelson and Johanna (Andrew) Steele. He is also survived by an aunt in Butte, Marie Hubley and cousins Bernie (Kathy) Hubley, John (Becky) Hubley, Mary (Mark) Berg, Melody and Ralph Eisenbise.
A private family service is being planned at this time.