Funeral services for Mr. Robert D. “Bobby” Neely Sr. will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Gaines officiating. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 1-7 PM and Thursday after 11 AM at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Neely, age 82 of Lebanon passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at Quality Care.
Born June 3, 1934, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late William D. and Frances Chamberlain Neely. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was a Baptist. He was a bulldozer operator for many years, and was a painter in the later years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of forty five years, Geneva Lois Kemp Neely on January 13, 2007; and a brother, Johnny Neely.
He is survived by five children: Bobby Hamblen, Russell Neely, Albert Neely, Bobby Neely Jr., and Tara Brasher; sister, Bonnie Carson; 13 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615)444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com