Muncie: Gary Nelson, 78, passed away at A.M.G. Specialty Hospital Wednesday evening January 29, 2020. He was born to Clara (King) and Lester Nelson on Sunday March 9, 1941 in Muncie graduating from Royerton High School in 1959. Gary married Penney Mills in 1962 and remained married until her passing in 2014. He enjoyed family time, dinners and playing monopoly, scrabble and scat. Gary was a man of many talents playing guitar and singing around this area, bowling, proud to have bowled a perfect 300 game, and traveling across the country.
Surviving Gary are his loving companion Sandy Henson, daughters, Kimberly (Philip) Bebout, Lorie (Allen) Burkhardt; grandchildren , Tyler, Daphne, Lindsey, Michael, Becky, 9 great-grandchildren and several cherished friends who will also miss Gary.
Gary’s parents, wife Penney, siblings Doris, Donnie and Jimmie preceded him in passing.
The family would like to express their thanks to the staff and nurses at I. U. Health Ball Memorial and A. M. G. Hospital for their loving care over the last year.
Funeral services will be held at Parson Mortuary, 801 W. Adams Street, Muncie at 3:00 pm on Sunday February 2, 2020 with Pastor Greg Haisley officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 until the time of the services Sunday. Private burial will follow later.
Online condolences will be received by the family at www.parsonmortuary.com
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