PORTLAND — Robert Eben Nelson, 21, of Yarmouth, died April 28.

He was born on Aug. 22, 1987, in Brunswick, the son of John Baldwin Nelson and Janice Ellen MacCormack.

He was passionate about music and was an extraordinary musician, mastering multiple instruments over the years.

His work at Haggerty’s Cafe in Yarmouth and other restaurants led him to develop a highly refined palette. He also loved the outdoors and enjoyed walking or skateboarding rather than travel by car.

Survivors include his mother, Janice MacCormack Zarco; his brothers Christian Andrew Nelson, James Erskine Nelson, Alejandro Zarco; his grandmother, Rosalie MacCormack; his stepmother Carol Bernard Nelson; his stepbrothers, Keith Landon Pulsifer, David Andrew Pulsifer, Gregory Michael Pulsifer; his aunts, Sharon MacCormack Rushton, Grace Nelson Lance, Cynthia Nelson Pitcher; and many extended family and friends.

A time of gathering will be held from 12-1 p.m., May 18, with a memorial service at 1 p.m. at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Yarmouth.

Memorial condolences and memories can be shared at mem.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to 317 Main Street Community Music Center, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, ME 04096.

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