August 27, 1954 - April 12, 2018
Denzil Allen (Dan) Neely, age 63, of Wilsontown, WV passed from this life on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at his home. He was born August 27, 1954, in Lorain, Ohio, a son of the late Mason L. and Dora B. Wilson Neely, who survives at Wilsontown. He was united in marriage on September 22, 1974, to Sharon Ann Schleuniger of Buckhannon who preceded him in death on November 8, 2009. In addition to his mother, Dan is survived by the following: one son, Brian Patrick Neely and wife Cara of Manchester, NH; three grandchildren: Cameron, Colin, and Claire Neely of Moultonborough, NH; one sister, Rev. Vicki D. Sheppard and husband Richard of Bruceton Mills, WV; three sisters-in-law: Darlene S. (Aggie) Tenley, Linda S. Ogden, and Sue S. Andrews and husband Scotty; and several special aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Dan was a 1972 graduate of Buckhannon Upshur High School and the United Electronics Institute of Charleston, WV. He was employed by the WVDOT as an electronic technician. His passion for life was ever present. He loved riding his Spyder, fishing, and riding old country roads, was an avid HAM radio operator, loved antique automobiles (like his father before him), and hiking. Dan was a member of the Wilson Chapel United Methodist Church, the Holly River Park Foundation, Franklin Lodge #7 A.F. & A.M. of Buckhannon, and HAM radio operators of America. The family would like to extend a special word of thanks to the folks and crew at the DOT that provided Dan always with support and grace during illness and the death of Dan’s beloved Sharon. According to the request of the deceased, the body was cremated. Family and friends will be received at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, with a memorial service beginning at 1:00, with S. Christopher Phillips and the Rev. Vicki D. Sheppard officiating. Private graveside services will be held at the Bailey Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holly River Foundation at P.O. Box 2, Hacker Valley, WV 26222.
Denzil Allen (Dan) Neely, age 63, of Wilsontown, WV passed from this life on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at his home. He was born August 27, 1954, in Lorain, Ohio, a son of the late Mason L. and Dora B. Wilson Neely, who survives at Wilsontown.... View Obituary & Service Information
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