Gary Nerison Obituary

Gary Charles Nerison
Gary Nerison
Gary Charles Nerison

February 2, 1964 - July 17, 2010
Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Gary Charles Nerison, 46, died suddenly at home on Saturday, July 17 during a short illness. Once absent from the body, he was present with the Lord. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Gary was born on February 2, 1964 in Cedar Rapids. After moving to Des Moines, he graduated from Grandview Park Baptist High School in 1982 before joining the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Hawaii and Alaska then settled in Des Moines where he has worked for Tone's Spices since 1995.

Gary was a graduate of Hamilton College. He enjoyed woodworking and attending car races and the Iowa State Fair. He was a devoted fan of Hawkeye Sports and the Dallas Cowboys.

Those left to cherish Gary's memory include his wife of 23 years, Sharon Nerison, son, Geoff, and daughter, Jessica all of Des Moines; parents, Charlie and Bobbie Nerison and brother, Tracy Nerison of Cedar Rapids; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Eric.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.


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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fellowship Baptist Church
1503 SE 6th St.
Des Moines, IA US 50315
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
10:30 AM
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
11:30 AM


THE FAMILY c/o Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317