Gary Neal Nelson, 63, of Haleyville, entered into rest on December 3, 2018 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
Mr. Nelson was born on December 17, 1954, in Haleyville. He graduated from Winston County High School and was baptized at South Haleyville Church of Christ. Gary was a director of maintenance for Beverly Enterprises for 25 years. He enjoyed working on things and was able to fix anything. Gary’s children and his grandchildren meant the world to him.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs, where services will be held Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7 p.m. Riley Holt will be officiating.
Gary is survived by his daughters, Dena Nicole Nelson, Andrea Nelson Taylor and her husband Brandon J. Taylor; mother, Geraldine Nelson Cagle; brothers, Jerry Nelson, Ronnie (Donna) Nelson; sisters, Cathy Godsey, Bonnie Hill. He was known as “Paw Paw” to four grandchildren, Cooper Nelson Yarbrough, Colton Ray Yarbrough, Cali Beth Yarbrough and Jax Ryan Taylor.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Nelson; and brother, Terry Nelson.
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