Jay Crawford McNeely, III, 74, of Sherrills Ford, NC passed away, Friday, July 24, 2020 at his residence.
Mr. McNeely was born April 21, 1946 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Jay Crawford McNeely, Jr. and Doris Stikeleather McNeely. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and is married to Jane Parsons McNeely, who survives. Together, they were active members of Bethel United Methodist Church in Denver, NC and he served as a Trustee. He was a retired Paint Contractor and he loved his animals, fishing and farming.
In addition to his wife, Jay is survived by one daughter, Jayelene M. Hall of Statesville; two step-sons, Joseph Ervin (Paige) of Washington, DC, Benjamin Ervin (Anne) of Charlotte; two grandsons, Tyler Pake Millsaps, Austin Ray Harmon; one great grandson, Judson Ray Harmon; two sisters, Ann Messick of Troutman, Sue Clanton of Statesville and one brother, Carl McNeely of Statesville. He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert McNeely.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00am Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Bethel UMC Cemetery with full military honors. The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 10:00-11:00am in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church in Denver, NC and online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com
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Bethel United Methodist Church of Denver, NC
7284 Campground Rd., Denver NC 28037