Gary Ray Nelson, 68, of Owensville, Mo. passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Gary was born on June 18, 1948, in Washington to Raymond G. and Ruth Maxine (Bacon) Nelson. He was a carpenter by trade.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond.
His survivors include his mother, Ruth Nelson of Owensville; sons, Patrick Nelson and wife, Mary of Sanford, N.C, and Jimmy Nelson and fiancé, Heather Cole of Sullivan; brother, Roy Nelson and wife, Michelle of Branson; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Katherine and Alexandra Bonesteel, Paige Watson, Tanner Thompson, Taylor and Tessa Cole and Aryanna, Ashlynn and Amaya Byrd, and Chance Nelson; and great-grandchildren, Timothy Thompson and Charlie Watson.
His body was cremated and services are pending at this time.