705 W. Warren Street | (812) 849-2600 |

Robert Wilford McNeelyPassing: January 20, 2021


Mitchell Cemetery

Family Graveside Service

Saturday, January 23rd @ 11:00 a.m.


No Visitation


Mitchell Cemetery

Saturday, January 23rd @ 11)0 a.m.

MITCHELL – Robert Wilford McNeely, 90, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Mitchell Manor, surrounded by loved ones.

Born September 16, 1930, in Mitchell, he was the son of Harry and Carrie (Nicholson) McNeely.  He married Peggy Ann Blanton October 4, 1952.

Robert retired from Carpenter Body Works.  He loved his Lord, his family, music, and being in the woods.  He was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Peggy McNeely of Mitchell
Robert Anthony (Sherry) McNeely of Mitchell
Debra Ann (Kevin) Jenkins of Mitchell
BJ Jones, Denver McNeely, Matthew McNeely, Crystal (Mike)Carman, Cory (Bethany) Rayhill, Craig Rayhill, and Christiana Rayhill-McNeely
Madison, Gabby, Macey, Ruger, Cydnee, Chloe, Cevanna, Carsyn, Leighton, Kensi, Elnore, Chance, Cheyenne, Taylor Lynn, Gavin, and Alexis
great-great grandchild,
Carolyn Sue Patton of San Antonio, Texas 

His parents; granddaughter, Cristen Dawn Rayhill; and sisters, Bonnie Brashier and Virginia Roop, preceded him in death.

Family graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 23, at Mitchell Cemetery with Reverend Steve Jones officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Sign the Guestbook

8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Carla Robertson Taylor | Ft Myers, Fl
    Date: January 22, 2021
    Tony, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. You and your family will be in my thoughts. Prayers, Carla
  2. Guest: Greg and Cathy Brewer | Mitchell, IN
    Date: January 22, 2021
    So sorry about to hear Of Bob’s passing. Loving thoughts and prayers.
  3. Guest: Debbie ( Fortner) Clock | Mitchell
    Date: January 22, 2021
    Tony & Debbie, So very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Debbie ( Fortner) Clock
  4. Guest: Annette & Mike Neely | Mitchell
    Date: January 22, 2021
    Dear Peggy and Family, We was so sorry to hear about Bob he was a sweet kind man and excellent neighbor for many years we was happy to call him friend. The world would be a much better place if it had more Bob's in it.. We will miss him.. Love to you all and prayers.
    Date: January 22, 2021
    Peggy and family: So sorry for your loss. Bob was such a wonderful quiet man.
  6. Guest: Christanna Rayhill-McNeely & T Elliott | Lafayette, IN
    Date: January 21, 2021
    I will miss and love you always papaw. I hate that it has been so long since I was able to see you & mamaw, I miss your smile and gentle hugs. Fly high & Rest In Peace 💛 we’ll share a pumpkin pie together one day
  7. Guest: Max & Lisa Medlock | Bedford
    Date: January 21, 2021
    So so sorry for your loss; our best to you in the days to come.
  8. Guest: Jackie (Kimble) Grimes | Salem
    Date: January 20, 2021
    Prayers for Peg and entire McNeely family. Bob's kind gentle way will be truly missed. Love and hugs.