- October 6, 1946 - April 24, 2013
- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
of Robert's Passing
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“I am very sorry for your loss. Bob was a great leader and mentor to many of us at the 766th. The world is a sadder place without him.
1 of 19 | Posted by: Ron Sidwell
“Barbara and family: So sorry to hear of your loss. Bob was a fine officer and individual, and all of us from the former West Berlin, 766th MI...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: stu herrington
“I was shocked at the news and I am very sorry for your loss. Bob was a good friend.
3 of 19 | Posted by: Don Cooley
“BarbIt seems like yesterday we were at Fort Ritchie, my heart breaks for you and your family. We have to remember the good times we shared. If you...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: The Fitez
“Sending my love and prayers to Barb and her family. Bob was a wonderful kind person and I feel privileged to have known him.
5 of 19 | Posted by: Cherry Holmes Ellison
“Fairways and greens in heaven, Bob.I had the pleasure not only having Bob work with me many years, but he was also an usher at my wedding. He was a...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Harsch
I didn't know Bob very well ,but I always saw him at bowling on Thursday night.When we did converse he would always have a kind word to say....Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Heather Cinalli - Pennsauken, NJ
“Barbara and family,
When Bob would pay a visit to San Diego we always found the time to enjoy a nice walk interrupted by that foolish little ball...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Paul Kielbasa - San Diego, CA
“Dear Barb,May God Bless and Surround you with his amazing and abiding grace during this time. I met Bob when my sister Sue Jordan was going to...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Craig Judd
“Barb - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I enjoyed working with Bob and getting to know him on a personal level over the last 11 years. I will...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Janet Fellon
“I extend my condolences to the Neely Family. When we lose our loved ones, it is a difficult time for the family. There is the promise at Isaiah 25:8 ...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Mrs Williams
“Bob was a great person who made my time at Lockheed Martin very enjoyable. He was a special person who will be missed.
My deepest sorrow to his...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Ken Raisch - Northfield, NJ
“To the Neely Family, please accept my condolences for the loss of Robert. Please allow your fond memories to sustain you when you are feeling low. I...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Sheila Bee
“My Name is Sean Kern, met Bob thru our common love of Golf and the Bombay Brotherhood. I am very sad that he passed away. I will always have fond...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Sean Kern
“I've worked with Bob Neely for many years, and always enjoyed his work ethic and humor. He often talked about his plans for retiring - and it is so...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Jim Day
“Barbara and Family: I had the distinct privilege of being mentored by Bob at LM as a co-worker/Security Professional for the first 7, and reporting...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Nick Weimer
“To Barbara & Family,
Bob was a very good friend and a person that I became very fond of when we worked together over our years at Lockheed Martin....Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Paul McGuire - North Syracuse, NY
“Barbara you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
18 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Bootle - NJ
“My condolences to Barb and family.
19 of 19 | Posted by: William Alba - Moorestown, NJ
OBITUARY ROBERT LAYMAN NEELY October 6, 1946 – April 24, 2013 Robert Layman Neely (Bob), 66, passed away on April 24, 2013, in Hilton Head, SC after a short battle against an aggressive form of late stage melanoma. He attended high school and college in Columbus, Ohio. He was a Vietnam veteran who retired as a Major after 20 years of service in the Army. He spent the next 22 years at Lockheed Martin where he was a Manager of Government Security in Mount Laurel, NJ. After retiring from Lockheed Martin, he and his wife, Barbara, moved to Hilton Head, SC to spend their retirement years playing year-round golf. He enjoyed sports, getting together with his family and friends, and was loved and will be missed by all. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, his daughter, Marni King, his son, Robert John Neely (RJ), his grandchildren, Marissa King and Tyler Neely, and his brother Mike Neely. Private family services were held at the Island Funeral Home and Crematory in Hilton Head on Saturday, April 27, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation at melanoma.org. www.theislandfuneralhome.com
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