Obituary for Robert "Bob" Orrin Neel
Robert “Bob” Orrin Neel
Memorial services for Mr. Robert “Bob” Orrin Neel of Downsville, LA will be 2:00pm Friday, February 16, 2018 at Piney Woods Christian Church in Downsville, LA with Bro. Scott Jennings and Dr. Timothy Green officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe.
Bob was born March 7, 1943 in Blythe, CA and passed from this life at his home with his wife by his side on February 9, 2018 in Downsville, LA at the age of 74. He loved working on a ranch and riding his horse, “Patches”, and he also enjoyed going to rodeos. Bob was a Navy veteran that served for 20 years, He was a member of VFW Hall in Farmerville and a CMA member of Ezekiel Wheels in Ruston. He loved riding his trike with his wife attending the poker runs and rallies and he enjoyed going to Iron Mountain in October for the big rally.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mary Neel; and one grandson, Zachary Neel.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 10 years, Frankie Taylor Neel of Downsville; one brother, Edward Neel of Tennessee; four sons, Robert Neel and wife, Vickie of Farmerville, Earl Neel and wife, Cathey of Choudrant, Kelly Landry and wife, Tressie of Taylor, TX and Trey Adkins of Downsville; three daughters, Angela Miller and husband, James of Downsville, Jessica Adkins of West Monroe, and Emily Adkins of Downsville; his fur baby, “Sugar”; also survived by sixteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two nieces, one great-nephew, three great-nieces, extended family and friends.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to St. Francis Home Health and Louisiana Hospice for their loving care and attentiveness until the very end.
Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA