James P. Nestor

March 4, 1960-Oct. 12, 2016

Homer resident Mr. James Patrick Nestor, 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at his home in Homer.

No services will be held at this time.

Mr. Nestor was born March 4, 1960, in Evergreen Park, Ill. He graduated from Oaklawn High School in 1978. He received an associate’s degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 1987. In 1985 he worked for Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich., up until 1987. In 1987 he worked for West Shore Medical Center in Manistee, Mich.

In 1999 he moved to Homer where he worked for South Peninsula Hospital in Homer up until the present day. James was a member of the Shop Steward Local 959. He enjoyed baseball, trains and music.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Loretta (O’Connor) Nestor, and sister, Sheila Proper.

He is survived by his sons, Patrick Nestor of Fairbanks and Daniel (Savanah) Nestor of Battle Creek, Mich.; daughter, Naomi Yzenbaard of Kalamazoo, Mich.; step-daughters, Lisa (George) Johnson of Birmingham, Ala., Sarah Yzenbaard of Warren, Mich., and Laura Yzenbaard of Vicksburg, Mich.; sisters, Kathy (Terry) Rowan of Lemont, Ill., and Mary (Rick) Beam of Greeneville, Tenn., and four grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Please visit or sign his online guestbook at AlaskanFuneral.com.