R. V. Nelson, 61, of Magee passed away Monday, January 9, 2012, in Simpson County. He was born in Simpson County on September 10, 1950, a son of the late Rebecca (Durr) and Roosevelt Nelson. R. V. worked as a truck driver at Tyson Foods. He is survived by: a brother, Clifton D. Nelson, of Flora; three sisters, Nancy Garner, Rebecca Coleman, both of Jackson; Nellie Kassim, of Detroit, MI; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 11, 2012, from 4 pm until 7 pm at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee. Religious service will be at Macedonia M.B. Church, Mt. Olive, MS, at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 12, 2012, with Rev. Clifton Preston, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.