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COVID-19 ALERT

In response to the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, and in an effort to ensure the safety and health of our families and the community as a whole, we will be following the guidelines and recommendations instituted by the state and federal government. As a part of our social distancing practice, we ask that physical contact be limited during visitation to the funeral home and that there are no groups larger than 3 at any time during visitations. We thank you for your understanding and patience during this time. 

Our Staff


Don H. Nelson, Sr

Don H. Nelson, Sr

Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer



Richard H. Nelson

Richard H. Nelson

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Richard H. Nelson is a graduate of Gupton Jones Mortuary College in Decatur, Georgia.  Rick is one of four sons born to the late Sylvia Haile Nelson and Don Nelson.  He is currently the firms managing director and embalmer.   Rick is member of Camden First/ Trinity United Methodist Church.  Rick is active in the community coaching little league sports and he is a member of the Composite Lodge #372 (Prince Hall Free and Accepted).  Rick is also a member of both St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Camden, SC where he serves as a member of the senior choir and Camden First United Methodist Church in Camden, SC where he serves as a member of the finance committee.


Ivan F. Nelson

Ivan F. Nelson

Office Manager

Ivan F. Nelson is a 1991 graduate of Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a BS Degree in Business Management.  Ivan is one of four sons born to Don H. Nelson and the late Sylvia Haile Nelson. Ivan currently serves as the funeral home business manager.. He is married the former Jennifer L. Newman and he is the father of four children.


Brandon Mitchell

Funeral Director/Embalmer



Reggie T. Truesdale

Reggie T. Truesdale

Senior Funeral Associate

Reggie Truesdale has served Haile's Funeral Home for over twenty years.  Reggie assist in many aspects of the business.  Reggie is currently a trustee at Sanders Creek Baptist Church in the Kirkwood Community of Camden. Reggie is a referee for the Kershaw County Recreation League and he is also an active member of the Composite Lodge #372 (Prince Hall Free and Accepted).


Rev. Ryan S. Warren

Staff Chaplain and Senior Funeral Associate

Warren is currently a senior at Morris College in Sumter, SC.  Ryan currently works as a chaplain on staff at Haile's Funeral home and he also assist on funeral services as an attendant.  Ryan plans to complete his seminary training until graduation while continuing to work with the funeral home.  Ryan is the Youth Pastor at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, a leader in Kershaw County Branch of the NAACP and a member of Composite Lodge #372 (Prince Hall Free and Accepted).


A. Maurice Jackson

Senior Funeral Associate

Maurice Jackson serves Haile's Funeral Home as a funeral attendant and he also assist in other needs of the business.  Maurice is a graduate of Lugoff Elgin High School and is a volunteer firefighter.  Maurice attends High Hills Baptist Church and is a member of Composite Lodge #372 (Prince Hall Free and Accepted).


Timothy Moses

Timothy Moses

Funeral Associate



Travis Cauthen

Travis Cauthen

Funeral Associate



JaQuan Brisbon

Funeral Associate



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