Nelson E. Hartman

d. 16 February 2016
Nelson E. Hartman
February 16, 2016
     Nelson E. Hartman died on 16 February 2016;

Nelson Elwood Hartman Sr., 78
JULY 4, 1937-FEB. 16, 2016

Nelson Elwood Hartman Sr.

Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 6:03 pm | Updated: 6:35 pm, Wed Feb 17, 2016.

Nelson Elwood Hartman Sr., 78, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.
Born July 4, 1937, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Clarence Albert and Anna Elizabeth (Williams) Hartman; and was raised by the late Frank and Margareta Cook.Nelson was a 1955 graduate of Hagerstown High School. He served in the U.S. Navy for eight years as a Sea Bee in Cape May, N.J., San Salvador, and the British West Indies. Nelson worked as a stone mason, an insurance agent and in real estate management. He loved his companion dogs, Star, Mia and Jenny.
Nelson is survived by one daughter, Joan Hartman; one son, Nelson E. Hartman Jr., both of Hagerstown; one sister, Sandra of West Virginia; one granddaughter, Lauren J. Hartman Kramer and husband, Casey, of Calera, Ala; four grandsons, Nelson C. Hartman of West Virginia, Bruce A. Hartman, Hunter C. Hartman and Jacob S. Hartman, all of Hagerstown; and three great-grandchildren of West Virginia.
In addition to his parents and Mr. and Mrs. Cook, Nelson is preceded in death by one sister, Roxy Horning.
A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park with Pastor Bill Divelbiss officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Joint Veterans Council and Marine Corps League of Hagerstown, Md. There is no viewing scheduled.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.