KINGSPORT – Rick Neeley, 66, of Kingsport, walked this earth from October 24, 1955 to May 26, 2022, departed for heaven but left the love of his heart in us. He was a lifelong resident of Kingsport and a graduate of Lynn View High School. Rick retired from Eastman Chemical Company. He was a lifelong UT Vols fan and enjoyed watching many other sports. Rick also loved riding his Harley Davidson with his biker buddies.
His father Edgar Neeley preceded him in death.
Rick is survived by his wife Sue Neeley; daughter Dezarhea Hebert and husband Donovan; grandsons, Erik Gunnar and Bailey Rhea Hebert; mother, Cora L Neeley; and sister, Brenda Kay Neeley.
Burial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 30, 2022 at East Lawn Memorial Park.
The pallbearers will be Joel Joyner, Jake Joyner, Bill Creasy, Chris Dean, Mark Overbay and Herman Carrick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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