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Kenneth R. Neely

August 8, 1952 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Kenneth Neely Obituary

Kenneth R. Neely, 71 years of age, and a resident of Henrietta Township, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, February 24, 2024, following a full and meaningful life.

Kenny was born August 8, 1952, in Amherst, Ohio, and remained a resident of Amherst until his passing. 

Kenny was employed as a welder for Siemens for 25 years before retiring. He also was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was a long time member of Grace Baptist Church of South Amherst. Outside of church, he enjoyed camping, fishing, working on cars and spending time with his family. 

Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Leeta “Sue” Neely (nee: Terry): his children, Buffy Fleming (Al) of Lorain, Emileen Green (Steven) of Oberlin, Wayne Neely (Rose) of Youngstown, Mike(Dawn) of Dickson, TN, Melissa (Dominick) of Elyria, and Kristin (David) of Lorain; his many grandchildren; and his sister, Kay Strader (Rick) of South Amherst.

He was preceded in death by his son, Greg; his brothers; James and Jerry Neely; and his parents, Hollon Neely and Alpha Blackburn (nee: New).

Friends may call March 1, 2024, from 10 am until the time of service at 12 noon at Grace Baptist Church, 500 W Main St, South Amherst, OH 44001. The Rev. Farrell Keith, pastor of Grace Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, South Amherst, Ohio.

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Visitation
Friday
March 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church (South Amherst)

Funeral Service
Friday
March 1, 2024

12:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church (South Amherst)

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