Elmer T. Neely

April 1, 1939 ~ June 8, 2013 (age 74)


Elmer Thomas Neely was born April 1, 1939 in Iredell County, son of the late Zelma and Lois Turner Neely. He graduated from R.A. Clement High School in 1955, and at an early age he joined Friendship Baptist Church. He married Ethel Louise Chambers who preceded him in death on June 21, 1992. Most of his life was spent in Rowan County, where he worked at K.W. Arthur Roofing Company and also Cohen Roofing & Metal. Elmer loved to fish and watch TV, and ride his bicycle. On Saturday, June 8, he entered into eternal life at Rowan Regional Medical Center following a short illness. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents George and Mary Ann Neely. He is survived by one step son, Bishop Richard (Kay) Chambers of Salisbury; one special aunt, Gladys T. Ramseur of Statesville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many cousins and friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Elmer T. Neely please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Friendship Baptist Church

Cooleemee, NC,


JUN 13. 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028


JUN 13. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028

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