Gary Alan Nelson

Born: Mon., Aug. 14, 1933
Died: Tue., May 26, 2009

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Gary Nelson, life-long adventurer of roads less traveled, peacefully ended his journey on May 26, 2009. He was 73. A Nebraska native, he had lived in Georgia from 1972 to the date of his passing.

A former race car driver on the dirt tracks of northeast Nebraska Gary was a passionate fan who attended over 30 Indianapolis 500''s. He was also a serious motorcycle enthusiast who, in 1993, was the first person from Georgia to complete the USA Four Corners Motorcycle Tour, a trip that required the rider to complete a tour to the four corners of the continental United States in a twenty-one day period.

Gary Nelson was preceded in death by his first wife Marian and their son Kevin. Survivors include his wife Anne, sons Dana and Danny, brother in law Kenneth Sunderman, numerous nieces and nephews and one grandchild, Cooper.

Services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 30 at the Lake Oconee Lutheran Church. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Elaine and Ray McGinty
   Posted Wed May 27, 2009
Our very sincerest condolences to you Ann and your family. Ray and I both know what you are going through and hope to help you in any way that we can. Love, Elaine & Ray McGinty

James And Sue Moss
   Posted Thu May 28, 2009
Anne, Sue and I are sorry we will be unable to attend the service on Saturday. We will certainly miss Gary and his great since of humor and his great love for life. Give our regards to your family. Jim & Sue Moss