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Vonnie “RD” Nealey: Tabor City

1928 – 2016

    Vonnie “RD” Nealey of Tabor City went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 15 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCare Center in Whiteville. He was 87.
    He was the husband of the late, Claudia Milliken Nealey and the son of the late Daniel and Emaline Norris Nealey. He was also preceded in death by six siblings, Dewey Norris, Lee Contos, Naomi Grainger, Alice Norris, Letha Norris and Junior Nealey.  
    He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Army.
    He leaves to cherish his memory, three daughters, Sobra Nealey Watts of Tabor City, Sheila N. Todd and Stephanie Nealey, both of Whiteville; half-brother, Jimmy Nealey of Denton; half-sister, Janice Harness of Thomasville; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Paul Lambert officiating. Interment followed in the Myrtle Green Cemetery in Tabor City.
    A guest register is available here.

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