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Roy Lee Nealey: Tabor City

1948 – 2021

     Roy Lee Nealey of Tabor City died Jan. 29 in McLeod Loris hospital, Loris. He was 72.

     Born Aug. 1, 1948 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Walter Tee and Freida Soles Nealey.

     He is survived by his wife, Kellen Tyler Nealey of the home; three sons, David Sellers (Renee) of Tabor City, Brian Nealey of Arizona and Darren Nealey of Kentucky; six daughters, Carol Nealey (Dean) of Whiteville, Tabitha Godwin (Richard) of Tabor City, Tonya Ford of Tabor City, Kelly Bullard of Tabor City, Tammy Nealey of Arizona, and Rian Nealey of North Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Dottie Gerald (Fred) of Loris and Mary Martin; twenty-one grandchildren and twelve great-granddchildren.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny Nealey, James Nealey and Walter Nealey.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 pm. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.