Cover photo for Terry Nelson's Obituary
Terry Nelson Profile Photo

Terry Nelson

September 19, 1948 — April 14, 2022

Terry Nelson

Cuyahoga Falls- Terry Nelson, 73, passed away April 14, 2022. He grew up in Tallmadge and was a lifelong Cuyahoga Falls resident. Terry had a very active social life and was a member of the American Legion Post 281, the Cuyahoga Falls Moose, VFW and the Eagles. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and fishing.


Preceded in death by his parents, John E. and Annabelle Nelson; siblings, John Jr. and Jenifer Votaw; he is survived by children, John (Michele), David (Melissa) Terry Jr. “TJ” (Kristin) and Renee (Malcolm) Sankey; 13 grandchildren as well as great-grandchildren; sisters, Norma Jean Jordan and Colleen Wymer.

Terry is very proud of his family.


Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Wednesday April 20, 2022 at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home 1930 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. To send condolences, watch a memorial tribute video, or sign the guest book visit



To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Terry Nelson, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Wednesday, April 20, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home

1930 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 32

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree