Mr. Neely died at 7:37 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2013, at Cox South Medical Center, Springfield, Missouri.
He was born November 18, 1945, at Topeka, Kansas, to Raymond and Hazel Fern Snapp Neely. On December 3, 1965, he was married at Oskaloosa, Kansas, to Sherry A. Price. He was a mechanic and machinist. Mr. Neely was of the Baptist faith and had been a member of Center Grove Baptist Church for fifteen years.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Neely, of the family home; three children, Dannie D. Neely, wife, Keri, Midway, Arkansas, Wendy Renee Neely, Sturkie, Arkansas and Shawn Neely, Calico Rock, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Sean Neely and Meaghan Neely; his biological father, Max Dinwiddie, Lawrence, Kansas; two brothers, Mike Dinwiddie, Topeka, Kansas and Pat Dinwiddie, Maple Hill, Kansas; and three sisters, Vera Gilbert, Topeka, Kansas, Mary Peterson, State of Iowa and Kathy Muniz, Lawrence, Kansas.
His parents, biological mother, Martha Pittman, one sister, Christy Baysinger and step-mother, Irene Dinwiddie, precede him in death.
Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.