George N. NesbittJuly 23,2014
George N. NesbittGeorge N. Nesbitt
SANTA PAULA, Calif. — George Nelson Nesbitt, 76, a former resident of Tinmouth, died July 10, 2014, at his home in Santa Paula, Calif., after a long illness.
He was born Jan. 16, 1938, in Tinmouth, the son of Roy Thomas and Hazel Laura (Allen) Nesbitt.
After graduation from Wallingford High School, he enlisted in the U. S. Air Force serving during the Korean War.
He was employed with General Electric and Vermont Marble Co. for several years.
Upon relocating to California in 1974, he was employed as a long-distance truck driver.
Mr. Nesbitt was an avid hunter, including at his ranch in Colorado. He traveled to Africa and Alaska on many excursions.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of Santa Paula, Calif.; three daughters: Veronica Young of Palmdale, Cindy Morris of Fair Haven, Vt., and Christine Templin of Hawthorne; two sons: Roy Nesbitt of Oxnard and Lorne Nesbitt of Camarillo; a sister Anna Morris of Tinmouth; a brother, Harold Edmunds of Danby; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, Tony Welch, in 1992, and a sister, Gladys R. McClure, on July 4, 2010.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the Danby-Scottsville Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aldous Funeral Home.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.