Newport News, Virginia—Jerry Edward Nines, 72, of Newport News, Virginia, formerly of Cumberland passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family

Born in Cumberland, MD on January 11, 1945, he was the son of the late Betty (Moore) and Theodore “Ted” Nines. In addition his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Teddy Nines, Paul Nines, and Henry Nines.

Jerry was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, class of 1964. Following high school, Jerry served his country in the Army during the Viet Nam War. After being discharged, he attended Technical College in Baltimore where he learned electronics. He was employed by Bendix Corporation and Continental Corporation for 42 years until his retirement. While he was employed, Jerry and his fellow members of his team received many engineering patents.

Jerry was a member of the Moose Lodge in Newport News, VA. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed boating and fishing on Lake Gaston, North Carolina.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Louise (Murphy) Nines; children, Lynette Hargrave and husband Larry of Newport News, Virginia and Jerry Edward Nines, II, Newport News, Virginia; grandchildren, Camden Charland, Nicholas Charland, Corey Charland, and Crislyn Charland; sister-in-law Reby; aunt, Marlene Kline and her husband Robert. Jerry is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Avenue on Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 4-7 P.M.

Funeral services will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at the Deep Creek Marina in Newport News, Virginia on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3 P.M.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com