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Nelson Bacy

July 18, 1951 ~ February 16, 2021 (age 69)


Nelson Bacy, age 69, passed away February 16, 2021. Nelson was born on July 18, 1951 to Frank Bacy, Jr. and Johnnie Lee Bacy in Mart, TX. He graduated from Foy H. Moody high school in 1969. He enlisted in the United States Army during the Vietnam war. Nelson was employed by Corpus Christi Army Depot. Nelson enjoyed spending time with family and serving as a deacon at Westhaven Baptist Church. He will always be remembered for his dry wit and funny sense of humor. Nelson enjoyed a good joke at anyone’s expense and loved to laugh while making others laugh. Nelson was the ultimate go to guy. Nelson was well-versed in cars and could do arithmetic in his head. He was a superb cook and could make anything from scratch. Ask your neighbor about his “killer beans”.
Nelson is preceded in death by his father Frank Bacy, Jr., mother Johnnie Lee Bacy, brothers Emmitt Lee Bacy and Henry Lee Hollins, and sisters Mary Nell “Julie” Bacy-Jackson and Gwenelon Ann Bacy.
Nelson is survived by life partner Minnie Lu Hargrove; five children: Patricia Roy of Frisco, TX, Karey D Hargrove, Emmitt (Floressa) Bacy, Porsche Hargrove of Corpus Christi, TX, Chelby Hargrove of Dallas, TX.; two grandchildren: Na’Laiya Nation and Jaeden Roy; four brothers: Frank Bacy III and Kelvin Bacy of Corpus Christi, TX., Johnny (Michelle) Bacy of San Antonio, TX., Ronnie Carl of Houston, TX.; two sisters: Marva Sampson of Corpus Christi, TX., Mona Montaque of Austin, TX., and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be held from 4 PM to 7 PM on February 25, 2021 at Reid Chapel Seaside Memorial Park and funeral home. A prayer service will be recited at 7 PM that same evening. A funeral service will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on February 26, 2021 at 12 PM. A private interment to follow at Coastal Bend State  Veterans Cemetery. 
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are Deondre Jackson, Keith Hammitt, Isaiah Sampson, Jalen Bacy, Justin Jackson, Alex Bates, and Jaren Jones. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Bacy III, Ronnie Bacy, John Bacy, Kelvin Bacy, Ricardo Cruz, Walter Rives, Ronnie Rives, Jake Taylor, Victor Horton, Sherman Lane, Tracy Jackson, Timothy Sampson, and David Jones.

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February 25, 2021

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Reid Chapel
In Seaside Memorial Park
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Prayer Service
February 25, 2021

7:00 PM
Reid Chapel
In Seaside Memorial Park
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

February 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
1605 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401


Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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