Mr. David Edwin Neighbours, age 60 of Waleska, Ga., formerly of Jasper, Ga., died Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born Feb. 7, 1953, in Pickens County, he was preceded in death by his father, Dean Edwin Neighbours.
Mr. Neighbours was a United States Army veteran. He had worked as a surveyor for Webb & Associate in Cumming, Ga., and attended Corinth Baptist Church. Mr. Neighbours was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Freda Reece Neighbours of Waleska; son and girlfriend, Dell Neighbours (Leslie Howells), Blue Ridge, Ga.; daughter and husband, Allison Neighbours Rhodes (Byron), Canton, Ga.; grandchildren, Noah Neighbours, Tori, Emily, Carson and Camden Rhodes; mother, Mrs. Bettie Neighbours, Jasper; brothers and sisters-in-law, Doug Neighbours, Jasper, and Wayne and Kaye Neighbours, Dawsonville, Ga.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jan and Pressley Nidgill, Matthews, N.C., and Lucie and Jeff Barrett, Chatsworth, Ga.; sister-in-law, Rita Reece of Waleska, Ga.; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joe and Laurianna Reece, Jasper. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
At his request, Mr. Neighbours was cremated and a memorial service was held at 6 p.m., Saturday, August 10, at his residence with the Rev. Huey Holloway officiating. In lieu of flowers, those desiring to do so may make contribution to Amedisys Hospice, 1701 Barrett Lake Blvd., Ste. 280, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 922 E. Morris St., Dalton, Ga. 30721. Arrangements and service entrusted by the family to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory of Jasper.
In Loving Memory of Mr. JC Reece, age 76 of Jasper, Ga., who entered into rest on Monday, August 5, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Reece is survived by his wife, Ruth Reece of Jasper; daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn R. and Michael Bryant of Ball Ground, Judy and Jeff Heckard of Coral Springs, FL; sister, Jessie Reece Prather of Jasper. Mr. Reece had four grandchildren.
Funeral services were 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Cagle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Reece officiating. Interment followed at Old Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Michael Bryant, Andrew Bryant, Jeff Heckard, Danny Prather, Landis Polkey and Rusty Simmons.
The family accepted flowers or donations to Georgia Mountain Hospice.
Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Reece family.