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1955 Jack 2023

Jack Edward Nelson

November 22, 1955 — June 25, 2023

Endicott, New York, formally of Oakdale

Jack E. Nelson, 67, of Endicott, New York, formally of Oakdale, followed his strong faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and went to be in his presence after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at home surrounded by his family.  Jack was a veteran of the U.S Army, he completed MP Training in Alabama, in 1975, then served overseas in Germany from 1975 to 1984.  He retired as a postal worker from the USPS of Endicott.  Jack was a minister of the Gospel and completed writing the first edition of the Eschatology Study Bible to be published.  He was an accomplished gospel singer/song writer and held concerts at the Forum Theater in Binghamton, the Endicott Performing Arts Center (EPAC) and various churches around the country. Jack was also the Founder, President and CEO of Wycliffe Theological Seminary.

Jack was predeceased by his mother: Audrey Bell.

Father: Jack Gang

Sister: Christine Cagley.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Iris.

Son: Daniel.

Two brothers: Bill Vittatoe and Larry Nelson

Six sisters & brothers-in-law: Carol Davis, Ella Jones, Sandra & Van Willis, Ronda & Frank Cook, Vickie & Lloyd Leathers, and Darlene Turner.

Sister-in-law: Dean Scott.

And several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The family will have A Celebration of Life service Saturday September 16, 2023, at 3:00 PM at Papaw's Opry Barn, 3549 Airport Rd, Rockwood.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jack Edward Nelson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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