Joshua Ryan Nelson, age 30 of LaFollette, departed this life on Sunday, November 27, 2022. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Josh was most passionate about spending time with his daughter, Alyssa and his dog, Thor.

Josh is survived by his daughter, Alyssa Jones; father, Randall Nelson of LaFollette; mother, Betina Keck of Middlesboro, KY; sisters, Tasha Phillips and husband Austin of Kingsport, Miranda Corum of Middlesboro, KY, and Jessica Lemarr of Jefferson City.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 1, 2022 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM with his funeral service to follow at 12:00 PM with Rev. Derrick Hembree officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Bakers Forge Cemetery.

Josh’s guestbook may be viewed at

The family has entrusted the care of Joshua Ryan Nelson to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most”