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Jerry Duane Nelson

March 18, 1961 September 4, 2018
Jerry  Duane Nelson
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Obituary for Jerry Duane Nelson

Jerry Duane Nelson passed away peacefully on September 4th 2018 knowing that his family and friends loved him very much. He was 57 years old. Jerry was born on March 18, 1961 in Grants Pass, Oregon to parents Arvey and Shirley Nelson. He lived in Oregon his whole life with stops in McMinnville, Salem, Florence and Amity. Jerry graduated from Amity High School in 1979 where he met and developed many lifelong friends.
Jerry worked in the construction trades and developed a successful drywall business. He loved the outdoors with elk and deer hunting trips with family and friends to the Minam Unit; fishing trips out of Depoe Bay and family camping trips to Lake Billy Chinook where he passed on his love of the outdoors to his daughter. Jerry was an excellent athlete playing both football and track throughout his high school years. He excelled in the triple jump as well as the 400m sprint.
Jerry is survived by his dad Arvey Nelson, his twin brother Jeff Nelson, younger brother Scott Nelson and daughter Brandi Nelson.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Friday, September 21st at Macy’s in McMinnville, OR.

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3:00 PM 9/21/2018 3:00:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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