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Randy C. “Goob” Nelson, age 56

Randy C. “Goob” Nelson, 56 of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed from this life on March 17, 2020. He was born in Buffalo Center, Iowa to Conrad G and Nancy C Nelson. Randy was an accomplished guitarist and loved playing music with his band mates and a love for cooking. He also had a great love for watching the New England Patriots and Razorback sports.

Randy is preceded in death by his father Conrad Nelson. He leaves behind his mother, Nancy Nelson; siblings John A Nelson, Mike Nelson, Renae Nelson; niece Marina Nelson and a host of loving friends and other family.

In light of the current health situation, Randy’s family asks that anyone who is feeling ill to please refrain from attending services and the family will be grateful for your thoughts and prayers; for those who do not wish to attend due to health concerns the family understands. 

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm with a time of family visitation one-hour prior at Brownsville Cemetery in Lonoke, AR.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Pam Ketchum Posted March 18, 2020 5:28 PM

    My deepest sympathies to the family. Randy will be greatly missed.

  • Joel Newman Posted March 18, 2020 7:22 PM

    Very sorry to hear this, Randy will be missed he always had a story to tell and a smile for you.

  • Danny Howe Posted March 18, 2020 7:42 PM

    Prayers with u Randy we will meet again an we will form a band an call it angles 1

  • Dru Ellis Posted March 18, 2020 8:00 PM

    My heart goes out to the Nelson family! Love you all!

  • DAVID WILSON Posted March 18, 2020 8:05 PM

    Good speed Randy. We had some great times. Your generosity will long be remembered. You’ll be a cherished memory for myself and others that were blessed to know you.

  • Fred Hallum Posted March 18, 2020 8:11 PM

    I have no words prayers for your family

  • Patsy Duffield Posted March 18, 2020 8:45 PM

    Sorry for your lost prayers for all

  • John Suggs Posted March 18, 2020 8:52 PM

    Randy was a great guy that I am glad to have known.

  • Gloria Posted March 18, 2020 10:02 PM

    Nancy and Renae, I’m so sorry for your loss . My prayers are with you guys .

  • Connie Robinson Stine Posted March 18, 2020 10:04 PM

    Thoughts and prayers 🙏 for the family of Randy. I’m sure he will be deeply missed.

  • Tammy Sakall Posted March 18, 2020 10:31 PM

    Goob, I’m so sorry to hear of your passing! I knew of your medical issues, but some of us still live in denial of the issues, trying to be positive. You are no longer in pain, so fly high angel! RIL

  • Tammy Pounds Posted March 18, 2020 10:51 PM

    He was a great guy. I remember riding the bus years ago with him and his Brother John and Mike and Renae they are great people. He will be greatly missed. He was also friends with my brothers.

  • Lynanne Lassiter Ivy Posted March 18, 2020 11:06 PM

    So very sorry to hear the news of Randy’s passing. He was a talented musician and a sweetheart of a guy! Prayers for your family during the difficult days and weeks ahead.

  • Lynanne Lassiter Ivy Posted March 18, 2020 11:09 PM

    So very sorry to hear the news of Randy’s passing. He was a talented musician and a sweetheart of a guy! Praying for your family during these most difficult days ahead.

  • Donna Rogers Posted March 19, 2020 2:46 AM

    RIP Randy you were loved❤️❤️

  • Vicki Munnerlyn Lawson Posted March 19, 2020 8:18 AM

    I have such fond memories of Goob, and Nancy, Renee (Sticks) and Mike. We had a great time in our youth with the sweat hogs! Love, hugs and many prayers to all of you.

  • Don Stiver’s Posted March 19, 2020 9:38 AM

    I am really sorry to hear of your loss my prayers go out to you’re family

  • Randy Laberdee Posted March 19, 2020 9:44 AM

    Randy was a good Friend and will be missed.

  • Debbie Cain Posted March 19, 2020 3:42 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Aunt Nancy, Mom and I would be there if we could. Randy is now at peace and out of pain and I know he will be watching over you, Renae, Mike and John Laing with Uncle Con. I love you all.

  • Minnie Hodnett Posted March 19, 2020 3:57 PM

    Nancy…I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you and your family💕!! Love you❤

  • Tina Boyles Posted March 19, 2020 7:39 PM

    Prayers for the Nelsons

  • Kim Crenshaw Posted March 20, 2020 7:19 PM

    Goob I have such fond memories of you and we had great times back in the day! I’ll see you again . You were loved!!

  • Lindsey Davis Posted March 20, 2020 7:57 PM

    Hope you and family are good! Prayers to you all!

  • Robert Berry Posted March 23, 2020 8:15 PM

    Randy, I will never forget the evening that Kurt told us you were going back to the Main store & moving from the Autumn location. We closed the place down that night, headache the next day.

  • Michael “Bundy” Sharpe Posted April 2, 2020 2:14 AM

    Had some good times back in the day. You will be missed.
    RIP Randy.

  • Kim Murphy Hendrix Posted August 22, 2020 5:57 PM

    Missing you so much Goob

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