July 8, 1948 - June 6, 2010
Nelson, Gary Michael Gary Michael Nelson left behind his battle with cancer for a better place Sunday, June 6, 2010. His loved ones were by his side through his long dark night. Gary was born July 8, 1948 to William and Bettie Nelson in Toledo, Ohio. He graduated from DeVilbiss High Toledo 1968. Gary joined the Air Force to see the world. His venture brought him to Texas, a state he came to call home. After four years in the Air Force, Gary spent the next 35 years working for General Electric, where he was employed until his retirement July 2008. He was preceded in death by his father, William Nelson and sister-in-law Shirley Nelson. Gary is survived by his loving daughter Kristal Nelson White, son-in-law Jason White of Carrollton, TX, mother Bettie Nelson, Toledo, Ohio, brother William (Bill) Nelson of Charlottesville, Virginia, sister Sheila Hendrix of Toledo, Ohio, two nephews Billy Nelson and Brian Ankney, numerous cousins and many friends. First services to be held at North Dallas Funeral Home at 2:00pm Tuesday, June 8. Gary will be flown to Charlottesville, Virginia for final service and burial at Monticello Memory Gardens
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