George W. “Wiley” Nelson, 90 of Zephyrhills, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022. He was born on February 29, 1932 (a leap year baby) in Rockford, Illinois and moved to Florida in 1999 from Rockford where he had been a sales rep. for a manufacturing company. He was an honorably discharged US Army veteran and loved to golf, which he would try to play daily when he was able and loved hardware. He would spend hours in Lowes and Home Depot just looking around.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, son, Mark Nelson; daughter, Amy Kathleen Sherwood; step-son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Judith Ferolie and step-daughters, Mary (Dennis) Jennings and Vicki Lambert. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Jack, Chase, Vincent, Katie, Deanna and Jeremie, Melissa, Jason, Robert, A.C., Mike, Richard and Ryan as well as several great-grandchildren.
At this time, there are no local services planned.