Captain William E Nelson, 71, died Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at home in Hudson Fl. He served in the US Air Force and was a 2nd generation commercial fisherman. Survived by the catch of his life, Ginger; 2 sisters, Linda Maddox of Montana and Carol Emery of Hudson, Fl; 10 children William Nelson and wife Melissa of Holiday Fl, Billie Jean Calhoun and fiance Diana Riddle of Port Richey, Melissa Davidson and Yancy Brewer of Spring Hill, Fl, John Harrison of Spring Hill, Jeff Harrison of Hudson, Fl, Robert Harrison and wife Jennifer of Hudson, Fl, Harrison Davidson and wife Stacy of Hudson, Fl, Robin Grant of Hudson, Fl, Tracy Wolfenbarger of Holiday, Fl and Brian Perry of Holiday, Fl; 25 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Services will be held at Dobies Funeral Home of Hudson, 9944 Hudson Avenue, Hudson, Fl. Viewing and service will be held April 3rd from 11 am to 2 pm followed by graveside at 3:30 pm at Midway Cemetery in Palm Harbor. Donations to the family can be made in way of a gofundme campaign started by the family.