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Ray C. Nellis

Mr. Nellis

Ray C. Nellis, 62, of Franklin Street, Gloversville, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital.

He was born in Little Falls, NY on September 14, 1957, a son of the late Roy and Caroline Farquhar Nellis and was educated in Oppenheim-Ephratah schools. Ray moved to Johnstown in 1967 where he lived until 1982 when he moved to Gloversville.

Mr. Nellis was employed as a color matcher at the former Fashion Tanning Co. in Gloversville for 21 years.

Ray enjoyed karate, softball, baseball and football, camping and boating. He was an avid New York Giants and New York Yankees fan.

Survivors include his children, Tara, Ray, Terry and Hannah Nellis, Shane, Alicia and Austin Bailey, and Amanda Savage; his significant other, Jennifer Bailey; his twin brother, Roy Nellis; three brothers, John, Richard and Joseph Nellis; three sisters, Sharon Herrick, Linda Zambri and Sue Ryder; and his grandchildren, Trentin, Tomara, Theta, Cameron, Aubry, Oliver, Rikki, Trey, Mikenzee, Miyah, Aaliyah, Kaden, Keanu, Kylie, AJ and Logan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (corner of Route 29 and Black Street) Johnstown, followed by a funeral service at 5 p.m. conducted by the Rev. William Pier. A private committal service will be held at the Johnstown Cemetery.