Floyd Scott Nelson, 47, passed away surrounded by his loving family on January 2, 2018, at the Hadlow Center for Caring. “Scott” was born in Ahoskie, North Carolina, and was a life-long resident of Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
Scott was a thoughtful and loving father, son, brother, nephew, uncle and cousin. He enjoyed traveling, was an avid sports enthusiast, all beach activities (especially surfing) and being with his family.
Survivors include Scott’s son, Zachary Scott Nelson; mother and step-father, Hazel and Wayne Cooksey; father, Edgar Hal Nelson, Jr.; sister, Jennifer Hunter; brothers, Mason Cooksey, Jason Cooksey; grandfather, Edgar Hal Nelson, Sr; all of Jacksonville, Florida, and a host of North Carolina aunts, uncles and cousins.
Scott was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Nelson; maternal grandparents, Willie and Sallie Mae Harrell; paternal grandmother, Frances Nelson; and grandparents, Earl and Ava Cooksey.
Memorial services will be Sunday, January 21st, 2:00 pm at Ponte Vedra Valley, 4750 Palm Valley Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL, 32257, or UF Health 655 W. 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32209.