Stanley Scott Nielsen

Stanley Scott Nielsen, age 63, of Dukes Court, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, VA after a long battle with advanced heart failure.

A native of Orlando, FL, he was born October 26, 1956 to the late Sam Nielsen and Jan McLaren Nielsen and was the husband of Janet Stone-Nielsen. He served his country honorably in the U. S. Coast Guard and later as a government contractor.

In addition to Janet, his wife of 22 years, he is survived by two daughters, Melissa Stone and Amanda O’Fallon; two grandchildren, Mason O’Fallon and Piper O’Fallon; a sister, Rhonda Westrum; and brothers, Steve Nielsen, Sean Nielsen and Spencer Nielsen.

A memorial will be scheduled at a later date. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Nielsen family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at