Community remembers deceased Edmond police officer


The community remembered a deceased Edmond police officer. Officer CJ Nelson touched many lives in his community. It was a devastating time for all who knew him. People I spoke with on Wednesday said the news came as a shock. “He leaves behind a community that loves him dearly,” said Jenae Judge, Head Coach of CrossFit 822. Now they are doing what they can to remember his legacy. “When this news came out, I know I’ve had so many calls and texts over the past 24 hours that people were hoping and praying the news wasn’t about him,” said Josh Attaway, pastor of the Edmond campus. A community mourns the loss of the deceased Edmond Police Department officer. . Nelson was passionate about his CrossFit community, always lending a hand to help where he could. our plates,” Judge said. He left his mark on this CrossFit community. “And then he also decided he wanted a pegboard, so he went ahead and made two pegboards for us just because he was crafty and loved building things,” Judge said. He leaves behind not just a community, but a family. He’s a great example of how hard work and caring others can take you far cream and then that was probably a year ago, so yeah, we had it here on the wall for quite a while, and now it’s gonna be here forever,” Judge said. The same goes for his church family. Attaway said Nelson leaves behind a heartbroken church community during this tragic time. “, Attaway said. Nelson provided security for the campus of Saint Luke-Edmond Methodist Church and was an uplifting member to all in the congregation. “CJ has been a true servant not only throughout his career and what he did with the police but that’s just who he was as a person he was the kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back he would do anything for anyone who ‘He could to help out in times of need,’ Attaway said. Saint Luke has set up a memorial fund for Nelson’s family and the CrossFit Gym will be hosting a class in his honor this Saturday.

The community remembered a deceased Edmond police officer.

Officer CJ Nelson touched many lives in his community. It was a devastating time for all who knew him.

People I spoke with on Wednesday said the news came as a shock.

“He leaves behind a community that loves him very much,” said CrossFit 822 head trainer Jenae Judge.

Now they are doing what they can to remember his legacy.

“When this news came out, I know I’ve had so many calls and texts over the past 24 hours that people were hoping and praying the news wasn’t about him,” said campus pastor Josh Attaway. of Edmund.

A community mourns the loss of the deceased officer with the Edmond Police Department. Nelson was passionate about his CrossFit community, always lending a helping hand where he could.

“We used to stack our plates right on top and they got messy, so he decided to make a plate rack for us for all of our plates,” Judge said.

He left his mark on this CrossFit community.

“And then he also decided he wanted a pegboard, so he went ahead and made two pegboards for us just because he was crafty and he liked building things,” said Judge.

He leaves behind not only a community but a family. It’s a great example of how hard work and caring for others can take you far.

“That was him many years ago. He decided he wanted to find an old photo of him, that’s what he called him, eating him ice cream and then that was a while ago. probably a year, so yeah, we’ve had it here on the wall for quite a while, and now it will be there forever,” Judge said.

The same goes for his church family. Attaway said Nelson leaves behind a heartbroken religious community during this tragic time.

“Every Sunday he was one of the first faces we saw. He took the time to greet every family, the kids all loved seeing him every Sunday,” Attaway said.

Nelson provided campus security for Saint Luke-Edmond Methodist Church and served as an uplifting member to all members of the congregation.

“CJ was a true servant not only throughout his career and what he did with the police, but it’s just who he was as a person, he was the kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back, he would do anything for anyone he could help in times of need,” Attaway said.

Saint Luke’s has set up a memorial fund for Nelson’s family and the CrossFit gym will be hosting a class in his honor this Saturday.


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