Randy Brian Nelson

May 12, 2018 7 Condolences Print Obituary

April 20, 1950 to May 9, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Randy Brian Nelson of St. Albert and Athabasca,Alberta after a courageous battle with cancer over the past five years.

Randy will be lovingly missed by his partner of 22 years, Helen Walker. He will also be missed by his loving children, Tom Nelson (Josie), Shelly Zyha and Darcy Nelson and grandchildren Brianna and Michaela Nelson and Cayden and Hannah Zyha. Randy also played a huge role in the lives of Helen‘s children and grandchildren, Nikki Walker (Justin Nicholson), Raeanne Yowney and Marshall Nicholson, Tanya Jewell (Calvin), Emily, Nate, and Chloe., Angie Dowland (Scott), Autum and Blair. Randy is survived by and will also be missed by his brothers, Gary Nelson (Paige) and Greg Nelson (Sandy) and stepfather, Dick Godin.

Randy was predeceased by his parents Lester Nelson and Mary Godin.

Celebration of LIfe
Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 2 PM
The Grandin Room at the St. Albert Inn and Suites.
156 St Albert Trail, St. Albert, AB

Second to his family, Randy loved, lived and breathed the game of golf and the family has requested that anyone attending the celebration feel free to come in your best golf attire or casual wear.

Memorial donations can be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation or a charity of your choice.

  1. Our deepest condolences to everyone who knew Mr Nelson .

  2. Helen, we are so sorry to learn of Randy’s passing. Wantto hope he’s now in a better place. I’m certain you’ll understand us not being able to attend the Celebration Of Life, but please know our prayers and thoughts will be with you and all your extended family. All our love, Doug and Joan Buchta.

  3. Dear Helen and family,

    Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. We hope you will gain comfort in knowing that Randy is at peace.

  4. Our most sincere condolences to you all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Rest in peace old friend.

  6. We only knew Randy for a short time, but loved our winters in southern B.C. playing golf, sharing dinners with he & Helen & teasing each other relentlessly!…they were good times for sure. So, hit them long & straight wherever you are!
    Rest in peace dear friend….love to you & Helen…Dave & Shelley Fell(your Ont. friends.)

  7. My condolences to the Nelson family.

    Joanne Gordon
    Aunt to Shelly, Tom, and Darcy
    Christchurch, New Zealand

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