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“Well done, good and faithful servant!”

It is with a joyful heart we inform you that longtime Valley Christian teacher, coach, and friend, Mr. Al Nelson, has been called to his eternal home.

Al passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, April 3 at approximately 3:14am.

Al wanted everyone to know how much he loved Valley Christian and teaching. His mark on our school and our students was clearly evident by all the comments and messages he has received this last month. It truly uplifted his spirit and he knew without a shadow of a doubt that his work here on Earth was not in vain.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the life of Al Nelson on Sunday, April 15 at 2:30pm in the Bradley Gymnasium. In lieu of flowers, he asked that any gifts you may give would go towards a new student scholarship fund created by a legacy gift from Al.

At the service, we will also announce how our school intends to memorialize Al Nelson’s legacy.

Read more about Al’s legacy at

Scholarship Gift, in Honor of Al Nelson

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