Brian Wade Nelson, Jr.,  “Lil’  Brian” of Bridge City, went to be with our Lord and Savior March 26, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Brian was born April 18, 1995 in Port Arthur, the son of Brian Wade Nelson, Sr. and Christy Bearden.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Frances Benoit and great grandmother, Charlene C. Funk.

Brian is survived by his father, Brian Wade Nelson, Sr.; mother, Christy Bearden; step-mother, Joni Nelson; brother, Luke; grandmother, Patricia Cook; uncle, Drew and aunt Telicia; Papa Benoit; grandfather, Charles Capps; aunts, April Benoit and Stephanie Bearden, as well as numerous family members including his church family from Outlaw Bible Church and his many close friends.

Brian was a believer in his Lord Jesus Christ. He loved to fish, play the drums and playing football for Bridge City Junior High and High Schools. He worked in construction with his father. He loved music and to laugh. He was quite humorous too. He will be greatly missed by  his family and friends, whose lives he touched.

There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, April 2, at Outlaw Bible Church, Orange, with Pastor Randall “Flipper” Doolittle officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith Funeral Home, Dequincy, La.