Walter Ray Neely, 68, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA.
Born on January 7, 1951, in Mingo County, WV, he was the son of Fred Bunyon Neely Jr. and Emma Karl Juchheim Neely.
Mr. Neely was a member of the Greenbrier Valley Church of the Nazarene and past President of the Frankford Ruritan Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and caring for his mules and cattle. His time spent with his family was what he cherished most of all.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tracey Neely.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Gloria Reynolds Neely; daughter, Patricia Neely Carola (Robert) of Ronceverte, WV; sister, Wanda Ward of Arlington, VA; brothers-in-law, Calvin Reynolds (Kay) and Sonny Reynolds, all of Frankford, WV; sisters-in-law, Donna Osborne of Lewisburg, WV, and Susan Morrison (Brian) of Frankford; nephew, Jason Reynolds; special friend, Jack Hayes of Frankford; and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Greenbrier Valley Church of the Nazarene in Fairlea, WV, with Pastor Don Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens in Lewisburg.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to the Greenbrier Valley Church of the Nazarene, 167 Dawkins Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the January 2, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.