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Floyd William Nellett

May 8, 2020

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Floyd Wm. Nellett, of Horsham, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the age of 97. He was the beloved husband of the late M. Beverly (Gibbons) Nellett with whom he had shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, Floyd was the son of the late Theron and Barbara (Hylmar) Nellett.

Floyd proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII and rose to the rank of Chief Torpedoman.  He served aboard the USS Melville (AD-2) and USS Gyatt (DD-712).

Most of Floyd’s professional career was spent with ITT Nesbitt’s ending his career as Production Control Manager.  He was also active in the Boy Scouts.  Floyd was both Pack 137 Cub Master and Troop 137 Scout Master. 

One of Floyd’s proudest accomplishments was walking down and back up the Grand Canyon at age 75 with his wife, 2 sisters, and brother-in-law.

Floyd is survived by his five children, Charles E. Nellett (Katherine), M. Beverly Huffman (Alan), Floyd W. Nellett Jr. (Susan), Marc W. Nellett (Kathleen), and Barbara G. Martens (David). He is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; his sister, Helen Hiller; Brother-in-law, Robert Leach; and other loving family and friends.

A private Viewing and Funeral will be held because of the current restrictions and a Memorial Service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 1795 Columbia Avenue, Warrington, PA 18976.

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