FULTON, NY – Nelson H. Pepper Sr., 80, of Volney, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Oswego Hospital following a long illness.
He retired as a truck driver for Riccelli Enterprises in Syracuse after 35 years and had previously worked at Nestle Company in Fulton.
Nelson was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Weldon Pepper, in 2008; and by a son, Nelson H. Pepper Jr., in 2005.
Surviving are his children, Christopher (Julie) Pepper and Carol Pepper Pecoy all of Volney; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Ward (Rose) Pepper of Oswego and Kenneth (Barb) Pepper of Brewerton; sisters, Leona LaRock of North Carolina, Patricia Brockett of Williamstown and Pearl Evans of Phoenix; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, November 16, at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton, with burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
Donations are encouraged to the Oswego County Humane Society, 29 W. Seneca St., Oswego, NY 13126.
Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of the arrangements.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.