Nelms, Phillip "Pete" M.

Phillip “Pete” Marshall Nelms, 70 of Lake Dallas passed away on September 23, 2013.  He was born on August 18, 1943 in Gilmer, Texas to the late William Marshall and Juanita Beasley Nelms.  He was a proud graduate of Gilmer High School and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas.  Pete worked in pharmaceutical sales and enjoyed a 35 plus year career working for Syncom and Wyeth Ayerst.  He is survived by his children, Carrie Edwards and her husband, Collin of Lubbock, Texas; Jason Nelms of Dallas and Megan Nelms also of Dallas; grandchildren, Caitlin Edwards, Corie Edwards, and Jaime Edwards; one brother, Dr. William Nelms and his wife, Ailsa of the Cayman Islands and three nieces Kathy, Carroll and Lisa.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, September 26, 2013 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas.  Arrangements are under the direction of ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252, 214-306-6700.