Jerry McNeely

Jerry Edwin McNeely

Sunday, July 27th, 1941 - Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Jerry Edwin McNeely of Cross Lanes, WV, born July 27, 1941 in Crooked Creek, Logan, WV to Floyd McNeely and Ruth E. Whittman McNeely, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

Jerry served in the United States military from 1963-1965 being stationed in Germany, Italy, France, and Switzerland. He retired from his position as a Body Shop Supervisor at General Motors in Wentzville, Missouri after over 30 years of work. He attended and volunteered at Cross Lanes Bible Church in Cross Lanes, WV.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Stella McNeely; son, Tim Smith; four brothers and 3 sisters. Loved ones left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Doris McNeely; daughter, Jeri E. McNeely of Nevada; daughter, Marsha (Scott) Myers of Hurricane, WV; son, Byron J. McNeely of Iowa; son, Darin E. (Trina) McNeely of Missouri; son, Zachary McNeely of Nevada; son, Glen Nida Jr. of Cross Lanes, WV; twin sister, Janice E. McNeely Staggs of California; sister, Helen B. McNeely Mullins of Kentucky; brother, James D McNeely of Tennessee; 13 grandkids; 11 great grandkids; and a host of extended family and friends.

Jerry was an avid deer hunter, loved to fish, and took trips across the country to hunt elk, deer, and wild boar. He loved being outdoors, always working in his garden and yard. Jerry was known for working outdoors in his neighborhood and helping others in need. It was not unusual for Jerry to be outside from morning to night.

Funeral services with military rites will be held at 6 p.m. Monday July 29, 2019 at Akers-James Funeral Home at Logan with Pastor Mark Boyd and Gary Johnson officiating. Honoring his wishes Jerry’s remains are to be cremated following the services.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

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Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, July 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Monday, July 29th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Akers-James Funeral Home
    400 Main Ave.
    Logan, West Virginia 25601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, July 29th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Monday, July 29th, 2019 6:00pm
    Akers-James Funeral Home
    400 Main Ave.
    Logan, West Virginia 25601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Mark Boyd & Gary Johnson


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Janice E.McNeely Staggs

Posted at 09:05pm
Jerry E.McNeely is my twin brother ..I have special memories of fishing with him an Nephew Larry McNeely when they flew out to Okla .for one week each year to fish for Crappie n Catfish .he would get so excited when he would catch a fish..while I was frying the fish ,he could not keep his finger from getting him a peice of fish.He would say Jan this is the best fish I have ever eaten ..each time the same thing .he loved to eat .I sure am going to miss my Brother .but will see him again some day .R.I.P.

Cross Lanes Bible Church

Posted at 09:59am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Your Daughter Jeri

Posted at 10:50pm
I love you Dad, I'll remember all the best of times. Be at Peace now.
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Dempsey Drive Maintenance Association

Posted at 12:51pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From your neighbors in Olde English Village.
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Jane Gibson

Posted at 11:10am
I am sorry for your loss. Lean on the Lord for your comfort

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