He was a native of Carlton. He was a retired technician for the Mobile County Transportation Department, where he had been employed for more than 20 years.
Survivors include one brother, Nathaniel Nettles, Detroit, Mich.; and a host of nephews, nieces, relative and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewell and Leathy Johnson Nettles, and five brothers and six sisters.
The service was March 23 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Carlton with Rev. King David Jackson, pastor, as officiating minister. Burial was in the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery in Carlton with military honors.
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed. (10-1tp)