Lex S. Nelson Beloved Son& Brother Spc. Lex S. Nelson, 21 died while serving his country in Tikrit, Iraq on Dec 12, 2005. Lex was born Aug. 21, 1984 in Afton, WY to Ellis H. and Roene Shumway Nelson. Lex, an Eagle Scout, graduated from Granite High School and the Granite LDS Seminary program in 2002. Upon graduation he joined the US Army and deployed to Iraq in January 2005. Lex is survived by his father Ellis H. Nelson: eight brothers and 10 sisters; Bernadette West, Salt Lake; Caleana Keys, Salt Lake; Duke Nelson, Glendale, AZ; Enden Nelson, Yardley, PA; Clarke Ray, Salt Lake; Francine Miller, Salt Lake; Amber Watts, Gulf Shores, AL; Greta Nelson, Marina Del Rey, CA; Hank Nelson, Provo; Ingrid Nelson, Los Angeles, CA; Laura Arias, Salt Lake; Jacob Nelson, Salt Lake; Katrina Nelson, Salt Lake; Bethany Ray, Salt Lake; Max Nelson, Ephraim; Nada Nelson, Ephriam; Obed Nelson, Bountiful. Preceded in death by mother Roene, step-mother Eileen, grandparents, brother and niece. Funeral Service will be Monday Dec. 19, 2005 11:00 a.m. at the Orchard 2nd Ward church building at 3700 South 800 West, Bountiful. Friends may call Monday from 9:00 - 10:45 am. at the church. Interment will follow on Tuesday 12 noon at the Auburn WY Cemetery. Directors Independent Funeral Service of Bountiful. For donations please send to American Red Cross in the honor of Lex S Nelson