US Army

Kenneth Nealey

October 5, 1947 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 73)

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Chadbourn, NC


Kenneth Nealey, age 73, of Chadbourn, NC died Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in Trident Medical Center, Charleston, SC. Born October 5, 1947 in Columbus County, NC, he was the son of the late Lacy and Ruth McPherson Nealey.

He is survived by his wife: Sheila Nealey of the home; one daughter: Kendra Nealey of Murrells Inlet, SC; one son: Bryan Nealey of Tabor City, NC; one step daughter: Patricia Floyd of Cerro Gordo, NC; two step sons: Jamie Rittenhouse of Cerro Gordo, NC and Bubi Hacker of Lancaster, KY; one sister: Pat Ward of Chadbourn, NC; twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

He was a member of Emerson Original Free Will Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the McPherson Cemetery, Chadbourn, NC.

The family will receive friends following the service in the cemetery.



A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home and Crematory.

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Graveside Service
December 27, 2020

3:00 PM
McPherson Cemetery
15678 Peacock Road
Chadbourn, NC 28431

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