Otis Nelson Jr.

Otis "Barry" Nelson Jr., 50, of Old Forge, died Thursday morning after a lengthy illness.

Born in Taylor on Nov. 14, 1962, son of the late Otis Nelson Sr. and Shirley Herron Nelson, Moosic, Barry attended Old Forge High School before working as a supervisor for Dempsey's Uniform and Linen Supply Co. in Dunmore. He was a member of the Old Forge VFW Post 4954.

He excelled at fishing and playing pool. Loved by many, he will be dearly missed.

Also surviving is his brother, William Nelson of Moosic. A brother, Robert Nelson, died on Aug. 27, 2008.

Blessing services are scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, to be conducted by the Rev. Louis T. Kaminski, Prince of Peace Parish Pastor. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until services. Visit www.KearneyFuneral Home.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.

Funeral Home

Kearney Funeral Homes
517 North Main Street Old Forge, PA 18518-1811
(570) 562-1590

Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 16, 2013