Lonnie James Nelson, 53, of Edgewood, MD, and longtime citizen of Dundalk, MD, passed away on August 4, 2017 at the United Medical Center in Washington, DC.

He was the President of the Sharing Hopeful Hearts Foundation and President of the Patapsco High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Survivors: son, Connor Nelson; daughter, Ashley Nelson; brothers: Theodore Nelson; Michael Nelson; parents: Eugene and Antonette Nelson; sister-in-laws: Jennifer and Amanda; nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Lonnie’s life and legacy will be held at 3 p.m. on August 26 at the Patapsco United Methodist Church located at 7800 Wise Ave., Dundalk, MD 21222. A reception in the social hall will follow the Memorial.

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