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Alonzo W. “Pete” Neely age 76 of Somerset, KY passed away on Sunday March 26, 2016 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
He was born on August 18, 1939 in the Delta Community of Wayne Co. KY., son of the late Edd and Bertha Troxtell Neely. Pete was saved while attending Zion Baptist Church when he was twelve years old. For many years, he was active at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Ohio. He retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1994, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Oberlin, Ohio for thirty-five years.
Having lived in Ohio for many years, Pete moved to Somerset in 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Pearl Kendrick Neely of Somerset; one daughter, Dawn Neely Randall of Oberlin, OH; one son, Gary (and Brenda) Neely of Amherst, OH and three grandchildren, Nick Neely of OH, Christian Neely of New York and Hannah Neely of OH.
Pate is also survived by one sister, Christeen (and Jim) Todd of OH; step-children, Patty (and Randall) Dean of TN, Nancy (and Ernie) Osborn of N.C. and Kemper (and Kelly) Kendrick of TN, ten step-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews that will mourn his passing. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Preceding him in death are his parents; two brothers, Hollon Neely and Noble Neely; four sisters, Opal Barnett, Rosie Dalton, Tresia Phillips and infant Gracie P. Neely; Tommy Worley and Rosie Kidd who were raised as his brother and sister.
Visitation will be held on Monday March 28, 2016 after 6pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Masonic Services will be conducted by the Burnside Masonic Lodge #634 at 7PM.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday March 29, 2016 at 1PM in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Mitchell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mayfield Cemetery in Bronston.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.