Gerald Russ “Jerry” Nelson II, 59, of Buchanan, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald R. Nelson I. He enjoyed Mopar, Harleys, hunting, fishing, and he was TikTok famous. Jerry was a member of the American Legion Riders, Buchanan Post 93.
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Sherry Sloan Nelson; mother, Edith Myers Nelson; son and daughter-in-law, Jesse Blake and Michelle Nelson; daughters and son-in-law, Amanda Sue Nelson and Christopher Mayo and Mary Kristin Sloan; grandchildren, Natalie Nelson, Emily Nelson, Eli Nelson, Kade Nelson, Jacob Dudley, Jessica Martin, Colton Mayo, and Daxton Mayo; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Rebecca Floyd, Teresa Whorley; brother, John Alexander Nelson; several nieces and nephews; and his furry family, George and Willie.
Jerry’s gathering will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday. January 11, 2023 at the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan. His Celebration of Life will begin at 3 p.m. with Scottie Campbell leading the service. Donations may be made to Sherry Sloan Nelson to cover expenses. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com or 540-254-3000.
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