Mr. Larry John Nettles, age 47, of Lake City, Florida died Monday, June 17, in St. Augustine, Florida following a sudden illness. He was born in Gainesville, Fl and lived in Lake City, Fl for most of his life. . For the past 14 years he worked as a registered nurse with the V.A. Medical Center, Lake City, Florida. He was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1990 a graduate of the Lake City Community College School of Nursing in 1995 and received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida State University in 2005. He was a Navy veteran of the Persian Gulf War with the rank of Lieutenant and member of the NATO Role Three. He enjoyed running and competing in numerous races including the Spartan & Green Beret Challenges, he was an avid FSU Seminoles fan, and also enjoyed hunting and fishing in his free time. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gregory W. Nettles and Scott Rae Nettles. He is survived by his daughter, Haley Shaye Nettles of Lake City, Florida; his son, Jackson Wendle Nettles of Lake City, Florida; the mother of his children, Dee Nettles of Lake City, Florida; his parents, Wendle and Blanche Nettles of Lake City, Florida; two brothers, Michael (Pam) Nettles of McAlpin, Florida and Andy (Lisa) Nettles of Lake City, Florida; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive. A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Nettles will be held at 3 P.M. Saturday, June 22, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Mr. Mark Duren, First Consolers in the State Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of L.D.S., officiating. Final disposition will be by cremation. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 2 to 3 P.M. (One hour before services) at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida. www.guerryfuneralhome.net.
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