Ricky Joe Neely passed over into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, June 12, 2023, in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 65 years old. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, and again from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. The funeral service will follow Thursday’s visitation at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Floral Hills Cemetery in Pearl.
Ricky was born on December 8, 1957, to Bobby Joe & Judy Neely in Jackson, Mississippi. He was raised in Richland and was a member of Gunter Road Baptist Church. He was a well-known member of the community as owner of Neely’s Starter and Alternator in Richland from 1991 to 2021.
Mr. Ricky is preceded in death by his parents, Bobby Joe and Judy Neely; two wives, Wanda Neely and Donna Neely; daughter, Mandy Neely and grandson, Cole Bridges. He is survived by his brothers, Kenny Neely (Pam) and Glenn Neely; stepdaughter, Brandy Bridges (Scotty); two granddaughters; sister-in-law, Alissa Gipson (Steve); brother-in-law, Mike Howard; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and close friend, Tammy Snow. Pallbearers are Shane Neely, Drew Gipson, Devin Gipson, Don Gosnell, Chris Howard and Andy Johnson.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.